Yin Q. confronted their childhood trauma through kink and BDSM. Now Q. helps others heal from their past experiences as well. Without pathologizing trauma, Q. believes that for many, kink can be a healing experience, regardless of identity.
Childhood trauma can stunt cognitive development and alter the structure of young brains in profound and permanent ways.
Bresha Meadows' family applauded the decision to keep her case in juvenile court.
Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?
When physicians help patients come to the profound revelation that childhood adversity plays a role in the chronic illnesses they face now, they help them to heal physically and emotionally at last.
Some years ago when I was in my 40s, I recall a good friend telling me that her 62-year-old mother was having a nervous breakdown. When I asked her what was going on, she said that following her divorce, the trauma of her childhood resurfaced.
All of us will face some form of trauma in our lives from accidents, bad experiences or choices, stress, etc. Sometimes, it is a bad memory that jumps out at us when we least expect it. Other times it could be mental or emotional distress that we may not understand or be able to name.
ven by simply using the term "CDV," you are making a difference.
As a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, I have the privilege of working with many children who are victims of severe abuse, neglect, and trauma. Some, in turn, become perpetrators of violence.
Bullying behavior needs to be taken seriously.
Inside of me lives a very young girl that has feigned dead for most of my life. That little girl stayed silent to protect me, and as a survivor mechanism it worked well, but I now need to be present for my young self, I do not want to stay hidden and silent any longer.