Donna "Ara" Munier

Donna "Ara" Munier
Donna "Ara" Munier is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist, Certified Trauma Professional, and Peer Support Specialist working in Community Mental Health in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region of North Carolina. Ara is diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Nightmare Disorder. She specializes in trauma-informed and advocates for the understanding of the physiology of neurodiverse experiences by addressing environmental supports to meet functional needs. Outside of work, Ara regulates her own physiology by doing martial arts, exercising, reading, playing video games, and engaging in life-long learning. My tip jar is here and all goes to my rent and to training my Service Dog Ezio! Important, current musical obsession: Marina (and the Diamonds)

The 6Fs of Trauma Responses

Everyone is familiar with the fight-or-flight reaction, but there are actually six reactions to trauma. Ara Munir, occupational therapist, explores the 6 F’s of trauma.

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