Including parents should be part of effective trauma therapy

Some mornings as I drive to work, my mind wanders through my family memories.  I often wonder if my life is at all like other people’s lives.  I always think about my children first and then think of the many families and young people I have supported as they needed  (read more...)

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Building on Our Hopes and Dreams

What Youth Are Saying

They say we are vampires, sucking all that we can from the life around, Darkening the corners of the room with our minds, Hiding ourselves from the harsh light of day, because that is what we are made to do. They say we are nothing good, keep your kids away from us, what we have is contagious, What we have, it can kill you too. They blame us for our tendencies, they blame us for our destruction, Though it’s only us who’ve been destroyed.   These perceptions of danger, this fear of a life that we did not choose, Burns like the sunlight on the skin of  (read more...)