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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Bloom Where You’re Planted: What Haze Mabry, an Elementary School Janitor, Has to Teach Us About Leading a Happy Life

April 15th, 2019 // // Tags: , , ,

Haze Mabry has much to teach us when it comes to leading a happy life. A few days ago this story by Allison Klein, editor of Washington...

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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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‘Tis the season of celebration

December 19th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

‘Tis the season of celebration. The landscape of our everyday lives is transformed with the glow of candles, jingle of bells, fragrance of pine and spice, wrapping...

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Surviving Harvey And Dealing With Trauma After A Disaster

November 15th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

“This is one of the largest disasters America has ever faced,” stated Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. By now you have seen the news accounts and photographs...

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Religious Trauma in Childhood

November 13th, 2018 // // Tags: ,

Though some observers argue that we live in a “secular age,” religion remains central in many Americans’ lives. More than half of us describe ourselves as “religious”...

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Childhood Abuse, Complex Trauma, and Epigenetics

November 8th, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Epigenetics refers to the study of a natural phenomenon and to the phenomenon itself. Epigenetics is the study of the mechanisms that turn on and off the...

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The Nature of Traumatic Memory: Why Our Memories Terrifying Events are Spotty

October 15th, 2018 // // Tags:

As a psychologist who works with trauma, I am very much aware of how difficult it can be to recall details of a traumatic experience. Even the...

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The Nature of Traumatic Memory: Why Our Memories Terrifying Events are Spotty

October 4th, 2018 // // Tags: ,

As a psychologist who works with trauma, I am very much aware of how difficult it can be to recall details of the traumatic experience. Even the...

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Emotional Stress: Long Term Deep Stress That’s the Result of Parental Addiction, Adverse Childhood Experiences and/or Trauma

August 22nd, 2018 // // Tags: , ,

Got one or more of these? Keep reading…… Everyone knows about stress. We work too hard, play too hard and sleep too little. We’ve got too many...

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