How to Heal from Domestic Abuse—Domestic Abuse Counseling in Baltimore, MD

If you’ve dealt with domestic abuse then you know how devastating it can be. Just surviving can be a struggle, never mind the idea of healing and moving on with your life. The good news is that with counseling you can learn how to heal from your scars – both physical and emotional.

Thriveworks Baltimore Counseling has domestic abuse counselors and therapists on staff who are here and ready to help you heal from your history of abuse. To schedule your appointment, just contact our office. Our counselors are ready to get to work when you are.

Learn About the Negative Effects of Domestic Violence

There are often secondary effects of domestic abuse that many people don’t realize are related. For example, some people have a hard time sleeping or sleep all the time. Some people deal with anxiety, depression, and/or suicidal ideation. Many people dealing with these issues end up with sexual problems, difficulty trusting others, and a fear of being intimate.

Physical symptoms can result too, including aches and pains, infections in the bladder and / or kidney, issues with digestion, headaches, and even central nervous system problems. Once you know these issues are related to your abuse you can begin to deal with them in the appropriate way.

The Cycle of Abuse

Many people who’ve been in an abusive situation blame themselves. They think they should have left earlier, they think they did something to deserve it, or they simply feel that caused the abuse. The truth is that there’s a cycle of abuse most abusers go through: first they’re mad and they threaten, then they abuse their victims, and finally they apologize and swear they’ll never do it again. But they do. And they generally continue to do so until something is done to break that cycle. In many cases, the only way to break that cycle in your relationship is to leave it.

Get Domestic Abuse Counseling at Thriveworks Baltimore

Understanding where your symptoms are coming from is a huge step in the right direction but it’s not enough on its own. You also need help from a trained professional who can walk you through a specialized plan that will get you on the way to a happy and healed life. That’s where Thriveworks Baltimore Counseling comes in. Let us help you move forward and finally get the healing you deserve.

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