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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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Empathy Counteracts Bullying

Roots of Empathy counteracts bullying by exposing young children to babies and positive parenting skills Continue reading

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How Trauma Impacts Mental Health

I’m joining the American Psychological Association’s mental health blog party and sharing highlights of past blog posts addressing how trauma impacts mental health Continue reading

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Homophobia Kills

Homophobia results in stigmatization of LGBT people and may lead to increase risk of suicidal thoughts and feelings. Continue reading

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