Archive of ‘PTSD’ category

Different Types of Trauma: Small “t” vs. Large “T” Trauma

There are Different Kinds of Trauma to be Aware of Most people know that trauma arises from disturbing and sometimes unanticipated life events.  The most disturbing forms of trauma, also known as large “T,” involve life- or bodily-threatening events like war, natural disasters, or sexual abuse, and fall into the rubric of PTSD (post-traumatic stress […] Read more…

Mass Shootings, Trauma and Coping

Mass shootings, trauma, and the flurry of debate over gun policy have sadly become the norm in America in recent years.  Nearly every region of the country has been affected and the context has been so varied–from grade schools to municipal offices, and most recently an outdoor concert venue, that fear is becoming a part […] Read more…