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Mindfulness : A Very Effective Technique for Treating Conditions Related to Childhood Trauma

What Is Mindfulness?   MINDFULNESS is an exciting technique, its effectiveness supported by much research evidence, which is now becoming very popular as a tool for the treatment of conditions related to childhood trauma, including depression, anxiety, difficulties regulating emotions… Read more

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT) is an exciting new treatment option for those suffering with BPD. It is a therapy which has elements in common with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). It is an evidence-based treatment (ie it is backed by scientific… Read more

A Closer Examination of The Effects of Childhood Trauma. Part 2

In Part One I looked at how childhood trauma can adversely affect an individual’s ability to control his/her emotions and his/her ability to maintain relationships and interact socially. In this post, Part 2, I wish to look at how 3… Read more

A Closer Examination of The Effects of Childhood Trauma. Part One.

Effects Of Childhood Trauma : It has been stated in several of the posts which I have already published on this site that our childhood experiences have an incalculably large effect on how we develop later on in life, and,… Read more

‘Fighting’ Anxiety can Worsen It: Why Acceptance Works Better.

What Happens When We Try To ‘Fight’ Anxiety? Trying to fight anxiety, research suggests (and, certainly, my own experience of anxiety would tend to confirm this) can actually AGGRAVATE the problem and lead to greater feelings of distress. Stating the… Read more

Trauma: How Cognitive Processing Therapy can Help.

It is always important to treat post-traumatic stress and this is particularly the case in relation to childhood trauma. This is because it is during childhood that we form our core beliefs about ourselves, others and the world in general.… Read more

Childhood Trauma: Treating the Root Cause of Related Symptoms.

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I had been perplexed for a very long time, given the emotional symptoms I was experiencing, which, it had always been obvious to me, were in large part related to my childhood experiences, why I had never been offered therapy,… Read more

Childhood Trauma: Identity Problems and How to Tackle Them.,

One outcome of childhood trauma can frequently be that the person who has suffered it is prone to develop IDENTITY PROBLEMS. A person’s identity represents their attempt to pin down the essential elements s/he sees (rather than what others see)… Read more

Childhood Trauma: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Individuals who have suffered severe childhood trauma may, as a result of it, later suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), or similar condition. Some professionals advocate a relatively new technique which aims to address this; it is known as Eye… Read more

Childhood Trauma: Its Relationship to Psychopathy.

Childhood Trauma And Psychopathy What is the nature of the relationship between childhood trauma and psychopathy? The term ‘psychopath’ is often used by the tabloid press. In fact, the diagnosis of ‘psychopath’ is no longer given – instead, the term… Read more

Childhood Trauma: Damage Done by Breakdown of Maternal Bond.

‘I have given suck, and know How tender ’tis to love the babe that milks me: I would, while it was smiling in my face, Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, And dashed the brains out, had I… Read more

Childhood Trauma: What Experiments on Causes of Aggression in Rats Tell Us.

Effect Of Trauma On Young Rats’ Brains : A recent Swiss study by Marquez et al. (2013) has looked at the effects of trauma on ‘adolescent’ rats. It was found that those rats who were exposed to trauma (fear and… Read more

Effects of Childhood Trauma: The Interaction between Nature and Nurture.

TONY SOPRANO: And to think I’m the cause of it. DR. MALFI: How are you the cause of it? TONY SOPRANO: It’s in his blood, this miserable fucking existence. My rotten fucking putrid genes have infected my kid’s soul. That’s… Read more

Childhood Trauma: The Link with Alcoholism.

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Childhood Trauma And Alcoholism When childhood trauma remains unresolved (i.e. it has not yet been worked through and processed with the help of psychotherapy), alcoholism may result (together, frequently, with aggressive behaviour). Indeed, it has been suggested that unresolved traumatic… Read more

Borderline Personality Disorder: Raising Our Self-Esteem.

WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF THINKING BADLY ABOUT OURSELVES? Individuals with low self-esteem constantly criticize themselves. We may even META-CRITICIZE ourselves (criticize ourselves for criticizing ourselves). We oftemn focus on mistakes and over-generalize from them, believing that these mistakes completely… Read more