Seeking comfort is part of the human existence. Anxiety can disrupt our level of comfort to a degree that we seek relief in some form. Experiencing anxiety can feel like a loss of control. The Eagala model provides a platform for gaining control.
How we react when we experience traumatic events is unique to each person. In some cases normal defense mechanisms become a burden.
A few examples include but not limited to negativity, guilt, hyper vigilance, experiencing triggers and persistent unwanted moods. DREAMS administers the Eagala model to promote progress in dealing with trauma effects.
Depression can lead to decompensation in daily life function. Depression takes many forms and is not the same for every person. Depression is physical/neurological and affects us negatively.