What Is Somatic Experiencing Therapy?


Many individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) have co-occurring conditions and symptoms related to trauma. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, and depression are common dual diagnoses for individuals who have experienced traumatic or stressful events. According to Depression and Anxiety, "[T]he link between trauma exposure and substance abuse has been well-established." Facilities like the Vanity Wellness Center offer a wide range of holistic treatment options for individuals who struggle with substance misuse and trauma responses. What Is Somatic Experiencing Therapy? Trauma and stress responses can directly affect rehabilitation and long-term recovery. You might find it challenging to focus, feel motivated, or trust the clinical team if your [...]