Coping with Trauma'

Dealing With Loss

Dealing With Loss

As we review the 2016 election for the President of the United States of America, we discover that even though Hillary Clinton received 45.5 percent of the popular vote to Donald’s Trump’s 42.2 percent, due to [...]

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?

Having intellectual, monetary, political, social, familial or elected power has caused some individuals to act with unbridled superiority that has enabled them to use authority, status and power to control others by the mere virtue of [...]

How do we Process Human Atrocities

How do we Process Human Atrocities

The recent horrific mass murder of innocent human beings who gathered to enjoy socializing and dancing in a club shocked, perplexed and horrified the public. Many questions arose about the motive, the method, the opportunity and [...]

Take the Time to Recover from Negative Life Events

Take the Time to Recover from Negative Life Events

Most people encounter frustrating, negative and even traumatic experiences in their lives. Some become permanently stressed by these unfortunate happenings while others succeed in overcoming the acute distress and proceed in life with a resilient attitude. [...]

How to Stay Sane in a Violent World

How to Stay Sane in a Violent World

The daily viewing of local and world news is a habit of many people. Yet, some of the sights, scenes, human cruelty and viciousness recently seen on the screen makes many people wonder about their safety [...]

Empathy is our catalyst to moral actions

Empathy is our catalyst to moral actions

A national tragedy unites communities in sharing the pain, loss and disbelief about the unimaginable cruelty that led to suffering and loss of life. Most caring beings are impacted by the sights and scenes of trauma [...]

Help your children adjust to their stepparent

Help your children adjust to their stepparent

Today’s high rates of divorce and remarriage have led to the creation of many step- families. Both the parents and the children face difficult practical and emotional adjustments to their new family constellation. In “Family& Relationships,” [...]

Suicide prevention in the military

Suicide prevention in the military

Suicide is an act born out of profound despondency, inability to assess alternatives and the faulty conclusion that taking one’s life is the only option left. It is a tragic, irreversible act that needlessly terminates a [...]