The violence must end for healing to truly begin. Current safety is the foundational building block of healing for people who have been sexually abused. It is a known fact that children are being abused and exploited on a daily basis by sexual predators. Any child trapped in an abusive situation will naturally continue to use trauma-based coping strategies. They need safety in order to develop … [Read more...]
Kathy, Why do You Work as a DID Trauma Therapist?
Why do I work as a DID trauma therapist? I’ve been told it would be soooo much easier and less stressful and probably more lucrative to sell shoes. However, I have devotedly worked with trauma survivors and their loved ones for over 30 years. During this time, I have come to appreciate the depth of pain, the atrocious injuries, the years of dysfunction, the heartbreaking losses, and the overwhelming grief … [Read more...]