Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth by becoming more informed about bias and historical trauma. Juneteenth is observed on June 19, every year, and is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in America. It commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that Union soldiers arrived in...
Why are so many people unmotivated?

Why are so many people unmotivated?

Or is that our bias? We are all motivated by different things.  For some of us, motivating factors might include wanting to feel happy, wanting to help others, or wanting to achieve a goal. Often people with complex or chronic trauma histories are frequently motivated...
What about developmental trauma?

What about developmental trauma?

It is estimated that 95% of the thoughts we have each day are the same thoughts we had yesterday. This means that most of our thoughts are not helpful, tend to be habitual, and are not part of our conscious awareness and that may even be harmful.  Do you ever feel...
June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

Resources for LGBTQIA+ Communities & Allies   It’s June and that means it’s Pride Month! So, Jess Fletcher, one of our teachers here at Arizona Trauma Institute, has compiled many resources to support your growth and understanding of the LGBTQIA+...