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Abuse, PTSD & Trauma

April 28, 2020
BLOG: Now is the time for us as mental health care providers to begin to prepare ways to reach out to our colleagues on the frontlines to make our services more easily available, starting with the assumption that they are traumatized until proven otherwise.
October 08, 2015
A recent study of medical students found that 26% of students reported symptoms of vicarious traumatization in their third year of medical school and of these, 50% identified their psychiatry clerkship as the source.
September 16, 2015
Dr. Myers shares highlights of his presentation titled “PTSD in Psychiatrists: A Hidden Epidemic.”
August 28, 2014
Although we often assume that the impact of trauma manifests right away, sometimes it can manifest decades later. This phenomenon was commonly seen in many World War II veterans who first began to experience PTSD symptoms around the time of fiftieth anniversary commemorations of the war in the mid-…
March 18, 2014
Help me to let go and Live, to bloom in resonance with the rest of our passionate universe. To see my own life as something sacred and not just a death sentence to serve until it is finally over.
February 21, 2014
To truly recover, the questions surrounding survival become more basic, more fundamental, and less focused on a particular disorder. They become more about life.
November 26, 2013
I didn't feel safe in my own skin, and I began to see that my entire life was determined by this lack of comfort. This lack of home.
September 06, 2013
The question of spirituality has been at the center of my recovery with bipolar disorder, addiction, child abuse, and persistent trauma. How do you approach spirituality with your clients?
September 04, 2013
What are the types of stalkers, and how can a clinician help a patient during therapy?
August 14, 2013
Many individuals with serious mental illness, suicidal histories, and different trauma-spectrum disorders fear the full re-telling of their stories because the visceral sensations make them think they are symptomatic again.
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