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What Is Affect Regulation and How Can I Use it For My Clients?

Emotions and moods are complicated and are deeply affected by people’s experiences in life — including trauma. When people have trouble regu...
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Yoga for Trauma Therapy: What Clinicians Need to Know

Trauma is a full-body experience, and people store trauma in their bodies. So it makes sense that yoga for trauma therapy can be an effectiv...
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The Basics of Trauma Counseling for Urban Communities

As behavioral health professionals know, trauma is an unfortunate reality in many urban communities. Trauma is worsened by a lack of social ...
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Recognizing and Treating Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is an unfortunate reality for many young people around the world. It harms their brains, bodies, and hearts and ripples out...
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How Working with Parents and Children can Help Build Resilient Families

Parenting is never easy, and today’s caregivers face challenges we couldn’t have imagined several years ago. We could all use a little help.
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TAG: Moving toward a trauma-informed and gender-responsive future

As our understanding of the interconnectedness of trauma and gender continues to grow and transform, so does the need to continue efforts to...
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Paid Leave for All

The United States is one of the only developed countries without a national paid family leave program. In addition to barring women from the...
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The Need for Cultural Humility in Social Work Education

The DSM-5 includes an overview of environmental factors that contribute to post traumatic stress disorder, such as low socioeconomic status,...
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Who's Been Reading Trauma Matters?

In short, a lot of people have been reading Trauma Matters. Our flagship newsletter has been in circulation for over 20 years, gaining exten...
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