The Many Faces of Grief

December 5th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , ,

By Senior Fellow Tian Dayton, PhD, TEP "…Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding…. And could you keep your heart in wonder...

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How Psychodrama Heals Trauma

September 24th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , ,

By Dr. Tian Dayton, Meadows Senior Fellow The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, touted by Oprah Winfrey as one of the most important studies of our time,...

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ACoA’s and Children of Trauma: 7 Things You Can Be Grateful For

April 12th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

How many times have I heard people share that they “do not regret the past”? “Whatever brought me into recovery,” says Sharon M., “has helped me to...

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How Modern Lifestyles Activate Ancient Stress Responses

March 13th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Do you feel fried, get easily irritated, or sink into negative states of mind faster than you used to? Do you want to collapse and cocoon at...

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The Hollower: Childhood Emotional Neglect and Its Effects

March 7th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , ,

Here’s an irony for you: neglect is neglected. In discussions of childhood maltreatment, neglect hovers in the background, included categorically (“abuse and neglect”) but rarely the main focus...

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The Lasting Impact Of Childhood Trauma

September 12th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="alignnone" width=""]Childhood Trauma[/caption]“Trauma leaves fingerprints on the victim. These don’t fade when the bruises do.”- Dr. Ellen Taliaferro Childhood trauma has a lasting effect on...

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The Lasting Impact Of Childhood Trauma

September 12th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="alignnone" width=""]Childhood Trauma[/caption]“Trauma leaves fingerprints on the victim. These don’t fade when the bruises do.”- Dr. Ellen Taliaferro Childhood trauma has a lasting effect on...

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The Lasting Impact Of Childhood Trauma

September 12th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="alignnone" width=""]Childhood Trauma[/caption]“Trauma leaves fingerprints on the victim. These don’t fade when the bruises do.”- Dr. Ellen Taliaferro Childhood trauma has a lasting effect on...

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From Learned Helplessness to Learned Optimism

June 19th, 2017 // // Tags: , ,

[caption id="attachment_2056" align="alignnone" width=""]Trauma Conference[/caption]The Importance of Active Repair in Healing from Trauma Tian Dayton, Ph.D., TEP Trauma can leave us feeling helpless in the face of...

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From Learned Helplessness to Learned Optimism

June 19th, 2017 // // Tags: , ,

[caption id="attachment_2056" align="alignnone" width=""]Trauma Conference[/caption]The Importance of Active Repair in Healing from Trauma Tian Dayton, Ph.D., TEP Trauma can leave us feeling helpless in the face of...

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