Post Traumatic Growth & Resiliency

Many are aware of Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). A lesser known concept, Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) is more common and very real. Dr. Gretchen M. Miller, a Certified Art Therapist and Advanced Certified Trauma Practitioner, describes what Post-Traumatic Growth is and how it, “has strong, long-term positive effects for survivors of trauma.” View this fascinating article at: …

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Healing from Trauma with the Power of Human Connection

“Trauma and our responses to it cannot be understood outside the context of human relationships… The most traumatic aspects of all disasters involve the shattering of human connections. And this is especially true for children…” -Bruce Perry, MD As Valentine’s Day approaches, love and connecting with the ones we love is on the forefront of …

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Online course on Trauma

The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children is offering a course titled: “Healing the Experience of Trauma”.  The learning objectives sound quite relevant to our work.  Take a look: Understand the psychophysiology of trauma. Name at least three ways stress and trauma influence changes in the central nervous system. Identify the components of …

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