Tag Archives: Childhood Abuse

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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Breaking Silence: Talking about Trauma

Talking about trauma: as is so often the case in healing, it is a matter of when, how and to whom. Continue reading

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Treating Trauma and the Therapeutic Frame

A reader asks about the therapeutic value of in between session contact with clients with complex trauma. Continue reading

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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In order to understand PTSD, start by understanding trauma. Continue reading

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How to Avoid an Abuser: Understanding Grooming

What about adult survivors of childhood abuse who have a pattern of difficult relationships in adulthood? How do they learn to break the cycle? Continue reading

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