Contributed by Bruce Perry

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Are ACEs as Determinative as We Think?

Two Trauma Experts on Connection, Community, and the Tyranny of Diagnosis

Two leading trauma experts discuss the power of enduring relational work and how our current medical model creates a moral injury for therapists. Read more

Stairway to Heaven

Treating children in the crosshairs of trauma

The tragic confrontation at Waco, Texas, in 1993 taught us much about what to do to help traumatized children, and perhaps even more about what not to do. Read more

Bruce Perry

Bruce Perry, MD, PhD, is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, based on his work with maltreated children, and Born For Love: Why Empathy Is Essential and Endangered. His most recent book, What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing, was coauthored with Oprah Winfrey. Formerly, he was faculty at the University of Chicago and Baylor College, and chief of psychiatry at Texas Children’s Hospital. Currently, he’s the principal of the Neurosequential Network and an adjunct professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.