A new study shows child abuse should be considered the second largest cause of illness in the U.S.. That’s big! And yet, our diagnostic system ignores trauma completely. Bessel van der Kolk is a professor, best-selling author and clinical psychiatrist. He’s dedicated his life to trauma research and is considered a leader in the field of trauma work. Bessel’s been dealing with his own trauma after being wrapped up in controversy, resulting in his departure from the Trauma Center he founded in Massachusetts. Are you a therapist or individual helping someone cope with trauma? Struggling with your own history of abuse? Listen up and learn how to turn traumatic pain into personal power!
Here are a few of the highlights: SHOWNOTES
Bessel Responds to The Allegations Against Him [10:00]
2nd Largest National Health Problem: Child Abuse [17:00]
- Avoiding Seeing Trauma Victims as Broken People [20:00]
- Why Meds Don’t Cure Trauma [28:00]
- Explained: Why Child Abuse Can Lead to More Abuse [38:00]
- The Harm in Telling a Trauma Story Over and Over [43:00]
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YOUTUBE interview Bessel van der Kolk 12-04-2018
hey I’m sorry not sure off hand, perhaps give this episode another listen? Feel free to hit us back in the comment if you do. Take care-Meg