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Types of Traumas

Trauma can be either interpersonal and external.

  1. Sexual, physical, neglectful, emotional, and exposure to domestic violence as a child

  2. Sexual assault is any unwelcome sexual activity.

  3. Historical trauma: the forced displacement from the family home during colonization, the residential school experience, and the eradication of culture and language.

  1. Domestic violence: physical, sexual, economical, psychological, spiritual, and cultural

  2. Loss brought on by homicide

  3. Forced captivity and torture

  4. Physical, sexual, financial, psychological, spiritual, and cultural abuse of the elderly

Outside Trauma:

  1. War involves fighting, killing, the threat of death, seeing death and excruciating agony, and mutilation.

  2. Suffering a criminal offense (which can also be interpersonal)

  3. The untimely passing of a loved one

  4. Loss due to suicide

  5. The death of a loved one due to homicide

  6. An unexpected and sudden loss of a job, home, or relationship

  7. Slumbering amidst abject poverty

  8. Natural catastrophes

  9. Accidents involving cars, airplanes, etc.


Mimi Rothschild

Mimi Rothschild is the Founder and CEO of the Global Grief Institute which provides Certification training programs forGrief Coach, Trauma Coach, End of Life Coach, and Children's Grief Coach. She is a survivor who has buried 3 of her children and her husband of 33 years. She is available for speaking engagements and comments to the press on any issue surrounding thriving after catastrophic loss. MEDIA INQUIRIES:

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