This remembrance Day…

Interpersonal Trauma – Collective Trauma Today is remembrance day, November 11, 2020. I have mentioned Jon Allen, PhD. before. Allen has written about trauma. Allen’s YouTube clips with interviews and his writings are often mentioned in the training I provide to mental health professionals. As I am providing this type of training again this week, […]

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Trump is retraumatizing many women… A former model has come forward to accuse Trump of sexually assaulting her at the US Open tennis tournament in New York on 5 September 1997. Amy Dorris alleged that Trump assaulted her outside the bathroom in his VIP box at the tournament: “I was in his grip, and I […]

This frightens me…

Going back in time, I remember when I was slowly starting to become aware of how some groups of people are treated versus others in our world, it puzzled me, but it also intrigued me. I wanted to know more and to learn more. I had respect for those who I thought had all our […]

TRUE COURAGE

Inspired by a speech from President Barack Obama Obama provided three pieces of advice to the graduates of high schools of 2020. You can obtain the full transcript on cnn.com (dated May 17th, 2020). I read the transcript of the speech given by Barack Obama to the graduating HS students of the class of 2020, […]