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Trauma Transmissions Affect Many Generations by Jill Salberg

2020-06-29T16:09:06+01:00

Trauma Transmissions Affect Many Generations by Jill Salberg, Ph.D., ABPP Psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies have found that traumatic experiences of physical and sexual abuse in the history of parents become trans-generationally transmitted to the next generation as fear, anxiety and sometimes actualising abuse behaviour. There is great need for intervention and psychotherapy treatment to help people heal from trauma and prevent further transmissions of traumatic states and experiences. There have been important shifts in psychoanalysis moving away from how we think that the immediate family is the only relevant influence on someone’s development and being solely focused on internal [...]

Trauma Transmissions Affect Many Generations by Jill Salberg2020-06-29T16:09:06+01:00

Love as a Cure for Madness by Richard Gipps

2020-06-29T16:11:39+01:00

Love as a Cure for Madness by Richard Gipps What, as you see it, is the most absurd of our therapeutic fantasies? To imagine that a patient suffering a deep disturbance of the brain’s balance could be cured by a passionate offering of nurture or concern? As I see it, at least, that just about fits the bill. Consider: a middle aged man unexpectedly collapses into a dreadful psychotic depression. His adoring wife and daughter, his therapist, do all they can to care for, pray for, show sympathy to, him…and just three months later he’s killed himself. What went wrong? [...]

Love as a Cure for Madness by Richard Gip