Learn about trauma, your brain on trauma, the relationship between custody courts and trauma, and what we can do about it.
How many Christmas presents have you bought this year? How many have you received? The best present we can give to anyone who has been abused is presence.
Experiencing trauma in childhood is common. Learn about the impact of trauma on children and what some experts are doing to help.
It’s important to keep calm and holiday on when you’re around a large group of family and friends. This blog post gives tips to keep calm and holiday on.
Therapy similar to acupuncture and acupressure gives people a release from chronic pain, emotional problems, addictions, PTSD, and physical diseases.
Do you suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Discover why Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) might help.
PTSD can be treated with medication, but taking pills for long periods can cause more problems.There are safer, natural ways for people to deal with PTSD.
How to talk about 9/11 with your children? Peace in the world begins with children. Here are some tips.
A disclosure of sexual abuse may mean something different to a parent than it does to a child. So we need to listen. Because when children disclose, and are believed, we’re all healthier.
Researchers are discovering that early childhood stress, like abuse and neglect, can smolder beneath the skin, harming kids’ brains and other body systems.
Leading by example is important when parents raise their children. Leading by example will show children how they should behave and prevent bullying.
I had just gotten a phone call from the D.A.’s office the day before letting me know that my rape case before the grand jury had been no-billed
Summertime children are protected by the sun but what about sexual abuse? Here are tips to protect children from sexual abuse during the summertime.
Feeling happy, content, comfortable or satisfied when things go well? What determines whether you feel good or bad? Control over our feelings and responses.
Texas court victory for foster care children will not stem the tide of children needing care. Investment in Maternal Home Visiting programs will.
Those of us who were abused as children have lived with closed hearts. We were not given the chance to open our hearts and show our feelings.
The man who raped me is dead. The start of an emotional roller coaster. Because every day we are surviving…even the day our rapist dies.
Being a motherless mother is hard, the impact of growing up with a mother who has mental illness becomes more clear when you become a mother yourself
Hawaii has introduced a resolution to raise awareness about the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) study. The Stop Abuse Campaign urges them to pass it.
Prominent addiction expert says we need to think of addiction as a response to childhood adversity. A ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking.
When you ask a child to make a monster, you learn who the monsters in their world are and you may find one of those monsters is child sex abuse.
We can learn a lot about a child when we ask children to create art, including how they heal from the trauma they have experienced. Drawing life stories.
Parental rights for rapists? Massachusetts amended a domestic violence law to grant parental rights to convicted rapists who impregnate their victims.