#ptsd https://t.co/97Du7rwECe Daun — TraumaDissociation (@TraumaDID) December 30, 2016 Danny’s visible, outward behavior starts with a internal ‘trigger’. It’s unseen to us, but it’s a powerful sensation and an overwhelming force engraved in Danny’s life. .Danny’s developmental trauma memories relate to his mom. Her dangerous, illegal street-activities, her punishment ofContinue Reading

https://www.fastcompany.com/3065429/election-2016/for-sexual-assault-survivors-the-trauma-wont-end-on-election-day Before election season kicked into high gear, I would typically find between five to eight visitors waiting in the queue when I began my shifts. Lately, it’s not unusual to see queues of 15 women or more—women who are willing to wait an hour or longer for someone toContinue Reading

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1609/S00449/lectures-focus-on-maori-experience-of-trauma.htm Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:28 am Press Release: University of Canterbury Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma The Ngai Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury is hosting a lecture series, He Kokonga Whare – Māori and the Transmission ofContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/83587376/psychotherapist-and-social-worker-hope-to-reframe-trauma But despite its prevalence in the medical world, Finlayson and Gauntlett say it produces a complex pattern of symptoms that the average person does not understand. This could include anxiety, depression, panic attacks, phobias, addictions, social isolation and chronic pain. Finlayson, who has trained extensively in integrative trauma therapyContinue Reading

“I would never say that, over the long term, anyone is absolutely untreatable,” the sexual trauma counselor Dr. Yael Margolin-Rice told Broadly. “Certainly the symptoms can be absolutely insufferable, and the misery it causes can be unfathomable to anyone who has not experienced them.” Nevertheless, “people absolutely do recover” overContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/76927041/sugar-may-be-as-damaging-to-the-brain-as-extreme-stress-or-abuse–study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats who were stressed but not drinking sugar. Early life stress exposure or sugar drinking led to lower expression of the receptor that binds the majorContinue Reading

I wrote a guest piece for Public Address about the funding cuts to Mental Health services in Christchurch… https://t.co/zH7mdoeZp3 — Kyle MacDonald (@kylemacd) February 16, 2016 All of this makes the ministry’s claim that there is no evidence of an increase in demand frankly absurd. What’s also deeply frustrating toContinue Reading