The Most Effective Treatments for PTSD are Not Widely Used

An article from earlier this year, but one that really resonates with me: This related opinion piece puts it pretty bluntly, but I think the author is on to something: “Trauma Survivors Deserve Treatment that Actually Works.” I’m a big believer in Evidence-Based Psychotherapies (EBPs). I think it is my ethical responsibility to offer my clients the best treatment available, and for me that means using EBPs. This …continue…

Surviving — then Thriving

Oct. 29, 2013 – “Modern medicine usually considers trauma — both the physical and the psychological kinds — as unequivocally damaging. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are lending support to a more philosophical view of suffering, finding that trauma, however terrible, may have distinct psychological benefits.”   From  Science Daily.