When Trauma Comes from Father Figures or Forced Termination

In my ADAM Conference presentation, I referred to an article on PTSD. Here is the excerpt from that article, which was actually my own writing.  The full article is attached below. When Trauma Is Inflicted by Father Figures. When trauma is intentional, it is a blow to the whole psychological system. Victims of unintentional trauma (natural disaster) show a much greater likelihood of experiencing a decrease in symptoms over time whereas those who are victims of intentional trauma (something inflicted on purpose) tend to show an increase in symptoms over time (Brew, 2017).  One of those great trauma-imposers seems to Read More

ADAM Conference

Learn about how you can overcome church trauma or how to help those who have been hurt.  The conference is an all-day event you don’t want to miss!  I will be speaking for 45 minutes on this subject.  Plus, there are many more great speakers!  For more information and to order tickets, click here: http://www.mentalillnessmatters.com/events/adam/speakers/ For a taste of the subject I’ll touch on, read this: The Deep and Unspoken Church Ache Read More