Category Archives: Health

#TBT: The Impact of Trauma

Appropriate treatment for a person who has experienced violence must be both trauma-specific and trauma-informed. Continue reading

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What Causes Dissociative Identity Disorder?

I’ve talked about the diagnostic criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID), identity disruption and amnesia. What causes DID? How is it related to trauma? These are the topics I’d like to tackle next. If you are questioning whether DID is true … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Change

Focusing on something in nature, big or small, is a way to practice mindfulness. It can also be a part of a practice of accepting change. Who else besides me resists change? What good does that do us? Change happens … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Treating Anorexia

From the Treating Trauma archives Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Love

Love took me surprise one day while hiking up a hill. Someone created this reminder for all who looked down below. Unexpected love in the middle of the (seemingly) empty desert. Definitely a mindful moment! It also reminded me of … Continue reading

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