August 9, 2018

It’s the moment when you get a call from your child’s school letting you know your child is having concerning behavioral issues in class. Or the moment your child tells you something horrible happened. It’s the 5th night this week that your child has not been able to s...

January 26, 2018

If you’ve been following my posts, I’ve been writing a lot about some of the ways trauma affects us. My last post was specifically about the ways chronic, persistent trauma or neglect effects children. This article covers 6 of my favorite tips for parents or caregivers...

January 16, 2018

(Artwork by me, Pen and Watercolor on Paper) 

My first job as a mental health professional was with a therapeutic foster care program. I was what is known as a Qualified Professional; I had a bachelor’s degree and introductory training, but little-to-no clinical experie...

November 28, 2017

A large, formless lump of clay sat between myself and the child I was working with.

The child studied it thoughtfully before carefully beginning to shape it. The clay began to take the form of “monsters”, and was shaped into craggy mountains and one dark cave. As the c...

October 30, 2017

When I was an undergraduate student, I spent a month in Nepal working on a collaborative photography project with a group of women living in a safe house run by a local NGO. These were women who had suffered serious and extreme violence, ranging in experiences from sex...

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