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I Am the Voice: Girls’ Reflections from Inside the Justice System

To truly support girls, we must hear their stories, respect their perspectives, witness their brilliance, heed their creativity, and recognise their resilience. This booklet reflects that philosophy. This compilation of girls’ visual and written work from across the country, created in partnership with rights4girls, reflects their experiences with the juvenile justice system, and it is [...]

Terug in je kracht met Trauma Sensitive Yoga

“Trauma sensitive yoga is specifiek ontwikkeld voor mensen met een posttraumatische stressstoornis of mensen met een zogenaamd ontwikkelings- en complex trauma als gevolg van langdurige blootstelling aan traumatische ervaringen binnen het gezin of binnen een relatie”, vertelt Esther, oorspronkelijk counselor en psychotherapeut, gedreven. “Zij krijgen op een bepaald moment in hun leven vaak last van [...]

PTSD – The Definition of a Traumatic Event and How to Recognize the Signs

People often use the word "traumatic" in a general sense when they are describing very stressful life events. For example, the American Psychological Association (APA) defines "trauma" as a person's emotional response to an extremely negative (disturbing) event. However, mental health professionals define traumatic events in very specific ways. The guidelines they use have changed [...]

Healing Life’s Traumas with Yoga

New studies show that people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can find real relief with yoga. When Sara talks about the benefits of practicing yoga, the 56-year-old from Boston uses the same terms as other yogis: being grounded and present, gaining an awareness of her body and its strength, feeling calm and in control of [...]

Adverse Childhood Experience

This video highlights that community education on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) will result in more help and support for families. Our video character states that – “even if it is not enough” – support can radically change outcomes for children growing up with ACEs.   https://vimeo.com/189604325 What are ACEs? ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that [...]

Never Give Up: A Video by Youth for Youth

This gripping film features a highly diverse cast of seven adolescents and young adults who examine the shared and unique challenges faced, mistakes made, and growth attained in the struggle to transcend legacies of developmental trauma. Unexpectedly insightful, unsentimentally poignant and always real, Never Give Up is an offering of collective wisdom, inspiration and hope [...]

EMDR a powerful treatment for people who have experienced traumatic events in their lives.

What Is EMDR? Many clients, including the public and colleagues are asking me questions about EMDR treatment for complex trauma and PTSD. I thought I would take the opportunity this week to answer a few of the questions asked. EMDR has proven to be a powerful treatment for people who have experienced traumatic events in [...]