PTSD

The Hidden Trauma of Moral Injury

From Personal Anguish to Communal Healing

Because moral injury—one of the most significant contributors to the high rate of suicide among U.S. veterans—is rooted in conscience, not fear... Read more

point-view November 30, 2022

Rethinking PTSD

How Should We Be Defining Trauma?

Amid what some are calling "an age of trauma," have we lost sight of what clinical trauma really looks like? Read more

Cultivating Positive Age Beliefs

The Impact of Ageism on Our Bodies and Minds

Yale researcher Becca Levy discusses how our beliefs about aging affect our wellbeing, regardless of age. Read more

Case Study August 9, 2022

Suddenly Strangers

Iraq War Vets, PTSD, and the Challenge of Relationship

With tens of thousands of Iraq War vets with PTSD returning home, therapists increasingly face the challenge of helping them with their troubled marriages. Read more

point-view May 22, 2022

Reframing Complex PTSD

Can Trauma Symptoms Be Assets?

Author Stephanie Foo discusses how she and other C-PTSD survivors have learned to adapt and even thrive. Read more

Treating Trauma From the Top Down

A Cognitive Path to Healing

When it comes to designating best practices for treating trauma, where does the research stand? And where is the field going? Read more

Sometimes, trying to stay calm under pressure sets you up for dealing with it in isolation. It feels counterintuitive to head toward vulnerability. That was my... Read more

Confronting Inherited Trauma

My Journey into Family Constellations

Every clinical approach has its stories of sudden, life-changing breakthroughs. But a relatively obscure therapeutic school called Family Constellations... Read more

My name is Anita Mathilda Abram Mandley. That’s me peeking out from the lower left-hand corner of the picture. I’m with my great grandfather, great-great... Read more

Symposium Highlight February 19, 2020

VIDEO: Peter Levine Shares a Personal Story About Trauma

What Does It Take to Ward Off Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Among the first to fully realize that humans have an innate psychophysiological capacity for overcoming trauma, Peter Levine developed Somatic Experiencing, a... Read more