Articles about Trauma

The Important Truth About Sexual Assault

July 19th, 2016 / No Comments »

This is not a fun topic, but, although it is an upsetting one, it is a critical topic to begin to address in our culture.  An article came across my computer the other day, revealing the “startling truth” about sexual assault cases.  Basically, the article reports research that examines the results of backlogged rape kits [...]

The Power of EMDR

May 20th, 2014 / No Comments »

As a practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for over 10 years, I can honestly say what excites me most about this treatment is how successful it is at bringing fast release from a patient’s distress-causing symptoms. From the work I’ve done in my practice, the power of EMDR has been tangible as [...]

Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting

July 20th, 2012 / No Comments »

Reposted from the American Psychological Association You may be struggling to understand how a shooting could occur and why such a terrible thing would happen.  There may never be satisfactory answers to these questions. We do know, though, that it is typical for people to experience a variety of emotions following such a traumatic event. These [...]

Are you feeling unneeded pain?

July 20th, 2012 / No Comments »

Another excellent article by Dr. Rick Hanson on minimizing pain.

Recognizing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

May 27th, 2010 / No Comments »

re you haunted by past traumatic experiences? Check out this information on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.