Just who is Shirley J. Davis?
An important work by Dr. Bessell van der Kulk
Men who were sexually abused as children, a helpful publication.
We seldom consider the fight therapists go through in their personal lives to keep their lives separate from the horror they encounter when dealing with highly traumatized clients. This article was published in the The Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders and Treatment looks at this subject and tries to draw conclusions about the effect dealing [...]
A scholarly paper on shame.
I write a blog about life and trauma, why?
Why? The most basic question of all survivors of childhood trauma.
Death is inevitable, so why not live?
I am so sorry. I meant no harm, but that is what I have done.
Why Be Miserable at Christmas? Why not choose something different?
Leaving the past in the past takes courage. Walking into the future does too.
Even though its Christmas, we need to laugh!!!
An introduction to future blog posts about the stages of recovery from childhood trauma.
We can use our past to propel us into a bright future. It all begins with gratitude.
I've been writing some pretty harsh stuff lately, and I wanted to send out a fun page for Thanksgiving. Soooo, here you are! Enjoy! Why can't you take a turkey to church? They use FOWL language. Why was the Thanksgiving soup so expensive? It had 24 carrots. What happened when the turkey got into a [...]