Tag Archives: Childhood Abuse

Mindful Monday: Darkness and Light

On this Mindful Monday, right in the middle of the winter holiday season, I want to share a post from the past. Yesterday was the winter solstice, simultaneously our darkest day and signifying that days will get longer. A good … Continue reading

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#TBT: Childhood Wounds

Successful relationships of any kind are not about being 100% empathically attuned and connected, but about how we do the repair work when there are inevitable ruptures. Continue reading

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#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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#TBT: What is Trauma?

Happy Thursday! Today I want to revisit a foundational post and a good starting place for further exploration of Treating Trauma. What is Trauma? originally posted on April 8, 2009 What do¬† therapists mean when we talk about trauma? One … 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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