Tag Archives: Trauma Therapy

Throwback Thursday: Is Suffering Optional?

Welcome back to Treating Trauma and revisiting older posts on Thursdays! Today I am sharing some thoughts about trauma and suffering. Is Suffering Optional? Originally posted on June 30, 2009 My title is prompted by the oft repeated phrase:  Pain … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Gratitude

I’ve been focusing this month on holiday coping strategies. Practicing mindfulness provides us with many ways to cope with life’s challenges. If you are interested in more about the connection between mindfulness and gratitude, check out this interview with Jack … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Healing

I wanted to share one of my favorite quotes on healing with you today for Mindful Monday. You can turn it into a mindfulness practice by following these steps.   How does this fit with you own healing process? Feel … 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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