It can be helpful to understand how the brain and body react to trauma so that we can make sense
of our reactions. When we are faced with a stressful event, our minds and bodies react automatically
to respond to the threat, so that we can protect ourselves from the danger and survive. These are
biological and physiological threat responses that are often not under our conscious control but are
the natural ways we react to danger.
This PDF guides you through the effect trauma has on the brain and body.