Complications of Trauma

Traumatic life events require a period of adjustment before one can resume daily activities. It is common, for example, for businesses to grant a three day bereavement leave when employees lose loved ones. If trauma is severe enough, however, the time needed to transition back to an everyday routine can be much more prolonged and…

Multigenerational Trauma

Trauma experienced in one generation of a family can affect generations to come. This occurs when there has been physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children, neglect of children and domestic violence. In some instances, the effects of other types of trauma such as catastrophes, war, illness, incarceration, addiction, accidents and violence also traumatize other…