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Why are Mental Health Clinicians Focusing on Trauma-informed Care?

Why are Mental Health Clinicians Focusing on Trauma-informed Care?

“Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive. When someone enters the pain and hears the screams, healing can begin.” ― Danielle Bernock What is trauma-informed care (TIC)? In recent years ‘trauma’ has …

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Childhood Trauma and Addiction

“Always remember, if you have been diagnosed with PTSD, it is not a sign of weakness; rather, it is proof of your strength, because you have survived!” ― Michel Templet Childhood Trauma Most children will have experienced some kind of trauma from the moment they’re born. An infant’s very first experience upon leaving the safety of …

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