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Finding Home: Contextual Trauma Therapy

Contextual Therapy:Treating Survivors of Complex Trauma presented by Dr. Stephen Gold. Refers to the idea that it is not the traumatic events alone that impact a person but also what Dr. Gold describes as an “ineffective family environment” in which the child’s basic needs are unmet. The point of this is to help us become aware that many trauma survivors may need to learn skills and develop basic capacities that have been missing or lacking since childhood. Continue reading

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