Can one rebuild itself after a traumatic and violent event (without the help of a psychologist)?

I absolutely did not get the idea to call in the help of a psychologist/psychiatrist.After about 3 years I was so far away that I could not stay in the Netherlands anymore. I then went to Thailand and Indonesia. In Indonesia I fell in love with a boy on the beach. This has saved me. We’re still friends 35 years later.

Some may indeed, but that really depends on person to person. And in addition, it also plays how the person feels at that moment.By this I mean that someone who is mentally strong, but just sitting in a dip, can be as heavily traumatized as someone who is in principle sensitive to it.

I would at least consult a psychologist, because this one is going to warn you that the mental blow can only come a lot later AND it will tell you what symptoms you may be watching.You really cannot underestimate a possible recoil from such trauma.

This is so with every psychological condition: being there as soon as possible.Three years ago I was brought more dead than live to the emergency department of a hospital. After recovery I fought eleven months in a psychiatric inrichhing against a quite of depression. You leave that device with the message: pay attention to the symptoms discussed, because after such a severe depression the chance of getting them back is around 80%!!!!! (with me, that suddenly makes no sense to eat and sleep too much. Well I noticed it for several weeks, but thought to send it still. And then I dropped so deeply away all of a sudden with the result that I once again stay in the same establishment for an indefinite time with the difference that I was almost dead last time and 20 kilos had fallen off. Now I have lost seven kilos and the damage is limited, so I will not be in record for so long.

Had I waited two weeks longer, I was probably in the same situation as before.

I say this, but as an example because there is a fast enough side, it can be vital for all mental illnesses.

In the department where I stay there are two people with post-traumatic stress syndrome after violence that happened in their early childhood RN whose effects only come to the top thirty years later.

I think the answer should be here: no, but with exceptions that confirm the rule.There are certainly those who can, and some among them become self-psychologist or psychiatrist. But I think most will not be able to do this. It suggests a lot, you should only, without expert guidance and without support:

  • The experience itself survive, physically and mentally.
  • A few months or years later recognize that a number of things in your behaviour are not (more) correct.
  • Establish a link between unwanted emotions, thoughts, mental schedules, actions that occur over time and THOSE experiences or events of (so) long ago.
  • Explore that link-see how it WORKS.
  • Evaluate what you want to change, give yourself tools to do this (methods) and do this as well., Over time.

It’s kinda like self-operate without being a doctor.

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