It was Friedrich Nietzsche who famously said “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” And he was right. Recent studies have found plenty of evidence to support the concept of post traumatic growth. 808 more words
Tags » Vicarious Trauma
Maybe you’ve always been the “good listener.” The one people turn to.
Or, maybe your care-taking role is newly acquired: You became a parent to a child or a pet, took on aging parents, or got married. 810 more words
Although I am now a psychotherapist and coach, my first career was as a massage
therapist. It was in this profession as a remedial massage therapist that I first experienced vicarious trauma. 749 more words
A year ago…
A year ago, my husband sent me this picture. It was a Monday morning. It was early. It was his first day back in the States after 18 months in Chad, 3 and ½ weeks in London to get eye treatment, and one week back in Chad to pack our house. 528 more words