From a Trauma Therapist: How Play Can Help Adults with Childhood Trauma and Anxiety

Rest and play are so important to your mental health, social connections, and more! These are especially important resources if you are experiencing symptoms from childhood trauma and anxiety.

Why adults need to play - from a Texas trauma therapist.

Why adults need play to help heal from childhood trauma and anxiety:

👉 Engaging in play and leisure activities has been associated with reduced stress levels and increased feelings of happiness and contentment.

👉 Play is linked to enhanced creativity, problem-solving skills, and cognitive flexibility.

👉 Participating in recreational activities promotes social connections, fostering a sense of belonging and community.

👉 Leisure activities serve as a buffer against burnout and work-related stress, enhancing overall work performance and job satisfaction.

How a trauma therapist can help you:

Finding a trauma therapist near you will help you learn how to incorporate play into your healing journey. The therapist may use specific treatments like EMDR, Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy, CPT, CBT, and more to help you see an improvement.

Anxiety and trauma therapy openings are now available in-person or virtually in Texas. You can stop the intrusive thoughts of anxiety by seeing an anxiety and trauma therapist in Texas. If you live in Texas, book a free consultation call with Laura to see if she is the right anxiety and trauma therapist for you: Free consultation call.