The 4 Types Of Trauma Responses

Trauma Responses

The 4 Types Of Trauma Responses

Trauma Responses

FLIGHT

• Workaholic Over-thinker

• Anxiety, panic, OCD

• Difficulty sitting still

• Perfectionist

• Avoidance

• Hyperactivity

• Sadness in loneliness

FIGHT

• Anger outburst

• Controlling “The bully”

• Explosive behaviour

• Irritability

• Judgement

• Slamming door

• Self harm

FREEZE

• Difficulty making decisions

• Feeling Stuck Dissociation Isolating

• Numb

• Shut down

• Exhaustion

• Indecision

• Sleeps a lot

FAWN

• People pleaser

• Overwhelmed No boundaries

• Lack of identity

• Codependent Appeasing Engaging

• Self critique

– Patricia Huber

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