Navigating Communication in Relationships After Trauma

This resource dives into communication challenges in relationships in which one or both parties involved have suffered a trauma. It discusses three different types of improper communication that can stem in relationships as a result of trauma, and how to best foster communication within intimate relationships.

Helping Loved Ones Live with Trauma

This resource can be useful for those who want to provide support a loved one experiencing symptoms of a trauma. It discusses dealing with stress and tips to help foster open communication.

Trauma’s Impact on Intimate Relationships

This article is a resource for those who need to learn to adapt their intimate relationships because of trauma. It provides tips to best accommodate the trauma a loved one may live with and the impacts of said trauma on relationships overall.

What Doesn’t Kill Us: A guide to overcoming adversity and moving forward

Stephen Joseph gives the reader six steps to help manage our emotions and navigate adversity. These steps can help individuals find new meaning and purpose in their lives. In What Doesn’t Kill Us, Joseph challenges  people to look at the positive in difficult situations. To purchase this book, click on the link below: https://www.amazon.com/What-Doesnt-Kill-overcoming-adversity/dp/0749952407

Trauma: From Lockerbie to 7/7: How Trauma Affects Our Minds and How We Fight Back

This book by Gordon Turnbull discusses the history and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Turnbull tells stories of some of the people he has treated over the years and how he was able to help them rebuild their lives. Purchase this interesting book by clicking on the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Trauma-Lockerbie-Affects-Minds-Fight/dp/0552158399

Hostage Retrieval

Gordon Turnbull reviews “the facts and the emotional reactions” related to hostage situations in this article for the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. Turnbull discusses the physical and psychological effects of being tortured, solitary and group confinement, and the process of debriefing prisoners-of-war and hostages. Read more of this interesting article below:

A Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) wrote an article called “Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event”. They detail possible reactions, how to support children’s recovery, how to talk to kids of different ages after the trauma, and the importance of families and teachers working together. Read more below: … Read More