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Childhood trauma and repressed memories

February 13, 2024 | Written by team

Forgetting details from childhood is a normal part of aging, but trauma we experienced as children may impact our memories more deeply.

Religious trauma: Signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment 

February 12, 2024 | Written by team

Learn about religious trauma and spiritual abuse, how they affect mental health, and how you can start healing.

Financial trauma: How money trouble can affect mental health

January 19, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Thomas Faupl, LMFT, SEP

From being unable to meet basic needs to experiencing a huge loss, financial trauma can happen to anyone—and it can take a real toll on your mental health.

Healing from the trauma of gun violence

January 19, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Tasnim Sulaiman, LPC

Gun violence survivors carry the pain of past experience and the risk of retraumatization. Bruce Nash and Patience Murray have found ways to live with both.

Mental health effects of sexual assault and abuse

January 10, 2024 | Written by team

Sexual assault affects people physically, mentally, and emotionally. Learn how to recognize, treat, and start to heal from the trauma of assault or abuse.

The ripple effect of trauma from gun violence

December 8, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Coni Sanders, LPC

Imagine each mass shooting as the epicenter of an earthquake. Even indirect exposure to this kind of trauma can leave whole communities in need of support.

The internal threat of medical trauma

November 10, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Sacha McBain, PhD

Trauma in a medical setting is not new, but experts have only recently begun to study the long-term impact it can have on our mental and physical health.

Breaking the cycle of Jewish American generational trauma

October 16, 2023 | Written by Michelle Goodman | Featuring Galit Atlas, PhD, and Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD

Anxiety and fear are as familiar to American Jews as their own ancestors. But revisiting the past can help disrupt generational trauma and lead to joy.

Generational trauma, epigenetics, and mental health

October 12, 2023 | Written by team

Research suggests the trauma of past generations may be passed down and can even alter our genes. Learn more about how this can affect mental health.

Betrayal trauma: What it is and how to heal

August 24, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Jennifer Freyd, PhD

Betrayal trauma occurs when someone’s trust is violated by a person or institution they depend on. Learn more about symptoms, risks, and treatment options.

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