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Light in Darkness

Tomorrow is the first day of winter. It is also the shortest day of the year. This is a hard time of year for many people, for various reasons: Holidays of all sorts can be challenging for trauma survivors or … Continue reading

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#TBT: Making Meaning from the Collective Trauma of Public Violence

September 11 seems like a fitting day to reflect. Thought the incident that sparked this post occurred years ago, the feelings and concerns remain the same. New event occur that raise the same questions: how do we cope with violence, … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse: Possible Signs

Possible signs of emotional abuse, one type of domestic violence. Continue reading

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Conversion Therapy: Can or Should Sexual Orientation Be Cured?

Conversion therapy still practiced evidences anti-gay bias, stigmatization of LGBT identities. Continue reading

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