Healing from Trauma

This article was contributed by guest author, Marian Mullahy, LCSW, a psychotherapist and friend of Psych Choices. As one clinician said, trauma is a gift that keeps on giving.  For individuals who have suffered a single-event trauma or have experienced  multiple traumatic events and complex PTSD, the first step in healing is to connect with … More Healing from Trauma

How childhood troubles can damage your health

Those who study psychology have long recognized that child abuse and neglect can lead to lifelong emotional problems. Now, scientists also have begun to learn that abuse and neglect of children can also lead to medical illnesses including heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, liver and kidney disease, cancer, and autoimmune diseases. The “ACE” … More How childhood troubles can damage your health