Updated: Jan 5

Trauma 101

Definition: Dissociation


  1. the disconnection or separation of something from something else or the state of being disconnected.

Dissociation is a common coping mechanism survivors develop to deal with trauma. Dissociation is feeling like your mind and body are in two different places. It may feel like you're watching your life happen from the outside. It is completely normal to experience dissociation during and after trauma

All My Articles on Dissociation:

• Dissociation 101

• My Dance with Dissociation

• Prayer for Dissociation

• Anti-Self-Care: The Dangerous Side of Dissociation

• Self-Care for Dissociation

Recent Posts

See All


Trauma 101 Experiencing triggers is a normal part of recovery after trauma for all survivors, that is until you are trauma-free. Triggers alert you to danger, even if danger is not present. They are y

by delfina


© 2020 All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use.