Judith Herman; A Pioneer In The Field Of Trauma And The First Person To Coin ‘Complex Trauma’

Conversations with a pioneer and a woman who changed the face of trauma as we understand it. Please watch -> Conversations with History: Judith Herman Dr. Judith Lewis Herman, professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School, and a pioneer in the study of post-traumatic stress disorder and the sexual abuse of women and…

Crayons And Complex Trauma

Go for it! Get in touch with that little boy or little girl and colour your face off. As a therapist, I have a box of crayons in my office. Paints and felt markers will also do the trick. Colouring taps into the right side of our brain which connects to our emotional brain. If…

The Merry-Go-Round Of The Fantasy Unmet

Relationships and Trauma A survivor of complex trauma will often continue the same fantasies they had as children into their adult lives. Survivors look for rescuers or saviours in partners only to become disillusioned when this rescuer shows a human error or is not able to be that unconditional rescuer 24/7. A survivor can also…