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+...

BOOK GROUP | April 2022

This month join me in reading, NO VISIBLE BRUISES: WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAN KILL US by Rachel Louise Snyder SUMMARY In No Visible Bruises, journalist Rachel Louise Snyder frames this urgent and immersive account of the scale of domestic...
Loving Them Is Not Enough Review

Loving Them Is Not Enough Review

I recently watched Loving Them Is Not Enough, a three part video series led by Crystal Krueger, LMFT, CCTS-F that is aimed at helping foster parents to care for children that have been through trauma. While this series may have been designed for foster parents though,...

Is It Ever Easy?

Is parenting hard? I mean, is it hard work? My experience has taught me to not overlook the obvious question; and intentionally ignoring it does not make it go away. Here is the truth about parenting. Every child is worthwhile and every child comes with hard parts. It...