Tag Archives: Isolation

Trauma Survivors and Halloween

Trauma survivors may find Halloween to be triggering for a variety of reasons. Continue reading

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Assessing Suicide Risk

New objective tests for assessing suicide risk have me thinking about assessment and what comes next for trauma survivors who are suicidal: giving hope to the hopeless, finding meaning in the context of relationship Continue reading

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Overcoming Shame through Connection

Trauma survivors commonly experience shame and self-blame. Research indicates that this can be overcome, in part via connections to others. Continue reading

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