childhood trauma

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.
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.
I know I should have been shocked by the video of the student being thrown to the floor in a classroom in South Carolina. But I wasn't. As the mother of a child with autism, I know all about the use of restraints and seclusion.
I feel moored in the muddiness of my young unmet needs. It is in this deep dark place, where the howling beast part of me lives, that I now must travel to rescue beastie and hold her tightly to slow her howling.
I was helping my mother clean closets. The closets in my parents' bedroom had built in cabinets, way, way up high for long
I learned that the secret for developing a loving relationship that can last a lifetime was understanding the ways that childhood trauma impacts our lives.
There are some stories I hear as a therapist I would never repeat. Not only because of confidentiality. Because I don't want someone else, who has not been listening and learning for 20 years, to have to cope with the horror of how parents can abuse their children.
Someone had to step in to help you unlearn the lies So how do you unlearn the lies? What about those who grew up facing adversity
Your power is in who you are. The innate good and capacity in you. You are in control of defining yourself. Find the courage
Speak your silence, Silence separates us. Speaking connects us. The first time I experienced sex I was too young to understand