December 9, 2021
Making the decision to come in to treatment is up there with one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.If you have children, you’re probably even more aware of […]
November 16, 2021
Trauma can come in many forms – including control and abuse in relationships. Those of us who have witnessed or experienced abuse, violence or control in our household understand how it […]
November 11, 2021
By Di Young, Trauma and Addictions Specialist
November 8, 2021
Experiencing Trauma in our formative years can have detrimental consequencesOur childhood is a time of vulnerability – we rely on our parents or caregivers to help meet our physical and […]
October 21, 2021
In order to heal we must peel back the layers of our addictionThose of us who are struggling with gambling addiction, know how dangerous, destructive and overwhelming it can be. […]
May 13, 2021
The impact of domestic and family violenceThose of us who have experienced domestic violence know the life-changing impacts it can have on us and our families. These impacts can extend […]
May 10, 2021
Instances of trauma may range in severity, from cases of divorce or parents playing favourites on one end, to cases of child abuse, sexual abuse or parents struggling with addiction on the other.
April 12, 2021
Survivors of sexual abuse can often struggle with internalised shame and blame themselves for the trauma, an unhealthy coping mechanism that can hamper healing and recovery.
March 23, 2021
Disclosing trauma is a demonstration of trust and vulnerability, but knowing how to respond can be challenging. Here’s what to say, and what not to.
January 13, 2021
From the Holocaust to the Stolen Generation to personal battles with addiction, the effect of intergenerational trauma is a real and significant challenge.