How to Heal From Childhood Trauma

26 Apr
Katherine Wheeler, MA, LCPC, EMDR-T

Do you ever find yourself thinking about a memory from childhood and go “wait a second.. that was really messed up!”? As adults we gain different perspectives on our childhood experiences. We wonder if certain events classify as childhood trauma.

I know, I know, your parents are together, you never had reduced lunches, and your parents never abused you. Or even if you did have those experiences: “My childhood experiences do not classify as trauma!” Well, you might be surprised by how big of an impact your parents “bickering” relationship, your mom’s addiction issues, or your dad’s “suck it up and rub some dirt on it” mentality had on you.

Click here to continue reading

Katherine Wheeler

Katherine is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Illinois with Chicago Counseling and Virtual Therapy Clinic. She is seasoned in working with clients of all ages including individuals, children, couples, and families.

She specializes in treating trauma, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. She is known for helping her clients work though periods of high stress, breaking bad habits, improving relationships, and overall self-improvement.

Katherine can meet with you to develop a customized treatment plan that meets your life goals.

More articles from Chicago Counseling

How to Communicate in Your Marriage Part 3 - The Essential Skills

Read More

How to Communicate in Your Marriage Part 2 - What Matters Most

Read More

What is childhood trauma?

Read More