The struggle of nontraditional learners almost always follows them into adulthood. Theirs is a hidden and painful world of low self-esteem and worry in the workplace and in their personal lives.
School Trauma is a hidden epidemic that causes symptoms of anxiety, depression, and anger in up to 30% of all students. Clinical Psychotherapists and even medical doctors can fail to see the connection between school difficulties and psychological symptoms. This article describes how to think through who to call to help with school trauma - a Learning Specialist or a Psychotherapist. Often it is the former.