The True Cost of Emotional Trauma
It is easy to play down the significance of emotional and psychological trauma. Even though you can’t see the scars of emotional trauma, they are there and will have an impact on a person’s life. The scars from physical injuries can gradually fade until they are hardly noticed. But emotional scars challenge a person’s ability to live life fully, affecting their interpersonal relationships and making life a struggle.
There are numerous sources of life-altering emotional and psychological trauma. Abuse, especially at the hands of a loved one, can cause psychological damage that requires years of therapy to adequately address. Abuse can lessen a person’s self-worth and affect their ability to develop healthy, long-lasting relationships with other people.
Serious physical trauma is also often accompanied by psychological trauma. After a major car wreck or other profoundly negative experience, many people spend years grappling with the emotional fallout of that incident. Therapy can help them return to a normal life, but the costs can add up quickly. Even with insurance it can be difficult to afford the psychological help you need.
By seeking compensation for your suffering, you can make your recovery affordable. The emotional scars you have sustained are as real as any physical injury. Just like a serious physical injury, they can make day-to-day life a struggle.
If you have sustained serious emotional or psychological trauma because of another person, you may be able to seek compensation for your counseling and emotional suffering, as well as any related medical bills. To learn more, contact the Champaign personal injury lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. today at (217) 328-2828.