Archive for the ‘Trauma’ Category

Reactions to the Tragedy of Flight 370

Monday, March 31st, 2014

There are many tragic things surrounding the mystery of  Malaysian Flight 370, including the horrible period of anxious waiting that

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Recent Mall Shooting and Acute Stress Disorder

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

The recent, senseless shooting at the Columbia Mall in Maryland took the lives of two innocent young people, injured five

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Speaking up About Bullying

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Jonathan Martin is a 312 pound, 6’5” tackler for the Miami Dolphins. And yet he was relentlessly subjected to bullying

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Men and Shame

Monday, November 4th, 2013

by Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA Working with shame is one of the most important emotions to process in therapy. So

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A New Way to Honor 9/11

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

We just passed the 12th anniversary of one of the most tragic days in recent history. Although most of us

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Trauma and Primary Care

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

by Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA This week I am in Sarasota, Florida with my family. This is the 23rd year

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Wounded Warriors

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

by Lisa Ferentz Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember the extraordinarily brave men and women who sacrifice

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Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG): A Means for Healing

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

by Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA One of the more hopeful and optimistic paradigms in our field comes from Positive Psychology.

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The Boston Marathon Bombing

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

by Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA Again we are forced to contend with extraordinary trauma. Again we are left with feelings

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Overcoming Adversity

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

There have been many times in my life when I’ve been asked, “How can you do the work you do,

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