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Yoga For Children With PTSD

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Guided Meditation for PTSD

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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Children & Teens with PTSD

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Each year in the U.S., child protection services gets close to three million reports involving 5.5 million children. Of the reported cases, 30 percent return founded for abuse ranging from neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and mental abuse.

 

PTSD & Brain Health: What to Feed Your Child

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If you’ve ever felt depressed, anxious or angry you know exactly how emotions can affect and alter your appetite. That’s why skipping meals based on feeling create consequences that range from mental and emotional to physical, which makes nutrition very important in treating your child’s PTSD. In order to help your child to restore balance, you should serve foods that help his or her body and brain to function at its best.

How Exercise Helps Alleviate PTSD Symptoms in Kids

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The absence of a cure makes PTSD treatment a multifaceted challenge. According to a study conducted by the University of New Mexico, there is emerging evidence that exercise can be a valuable component of a comprehensive PTSD treatment plan. It further states that low-to-moderate intensity exercise can elevate mood, reduce anxiety, and act as an overall stress-buffer.

Helping Your Child Cope with PTSD

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Due to their environment, some children are more at risk than others for suffering long-term effects from an upsetting event, like physical, sexual or verbal abuse, witnessing a disaster or form of interpersonal violence, or being victims of neglect or abandonment.

Dr. Meredith Romito

 

Dr.Romito, researches and selects products for the Holistic Family Solutions Wellness Store. She
completed her Bachelors (BA) in Psychology from Christopher Newport University, Master’s (MS) in Psychology from University of Phoenix and recieved her Doctorate (Psy. D.) in Psychology (Criminal Studies and Juvenile Justice) from the University of the Rockies. Dr.Romito, has conducted therapy and performed assessments for individuals with varying diagnoses to include; depression, PTSD, eating disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder as well as substance abuse and addictive behaviors.
Dr.Romito, has also provided couples/premarital therapy, and adult and adolescent psychotherapy for issues to include; anxiety, eating disorders, addiction, stress, trauma and depression.