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Power and Control in Intimate Partner Violence

Power and Control in Intimate Partner Violence

As a therapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, I have worked with many survivors of domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) who come into my office unsure of the abuse that is present. I hear a lot “Well he hasn’t hit me so it must...
Rewiring the Traumatized Brain

Rewiring the Traumatized Brain

After a recent training with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk based on his book “The Body Keeps the Score”, I walked away with several take-a-ways. His training reinforced to a greater extent, the science behind attachment and trauma. One study suggested that a child being...
Trauma & Attachment

Trauma & Attachment

As a therapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, one concept I became acutely familiar with in my training and in my work with patients is the idea of attachment. I remember having a mentor who shared with me once that the most important aspect of...
Intimacy After Trauma

Intimacy After Trauma

In my work as a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, I have worked with many who struggle with ongoing issues of intimacy and vulnerability in relationships. Often when we have a history of being hurt, whether by a former partner or in our...

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