Symptoms of Trauma in Children
Have strong startle responses, and shut down frequently or withdraw.
Become overwhelmed beyond their current coping skills in non-abusive circumstances like:
accidents, medical care, death of someone close, and other life events.
In some cases, a child’s development physically and emotionally will become stunted.
Children who experience trauma can be avoidant of experiences associated with the event.
If your child exhibits symptoms of anxiety consider giving us a call. We are ready to help.
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