Beacon House: a wonderful resource

I have come across, stumbled across the excellent resources [free] offered by Beacon House, a UK-based therapeutic agency. Do visit this link as there are some great graphics and many other aides that will assist in showing carers the impacts of trauma on the children in their care.  

We have reached the end of research. Question Mark.

The human mind will continue to explore, and there will be plenty of outlets to enable research: universities and research institutions within multi-nationals [think Google and Apple, IBM and then Governments]. There is a deluge of research, perhaps we are drowning in it. So would agree Gabor Mate, whom I first saw speak at the… Read More

That Trauma Conference: a postscript

So the Club has moved on. Yes, a conference is like a club, attended by the devout, come to witness the main attraction, star names who know one another so well since they are members of yet another, more exclusive club: Men of Science who circulate the globe almost endlessly as their reputations attract ever… Read More

Child Trauma Conference Day Four: an Ending

Nothing really ends. Although this was the final day of the conference [so soon, so quickly, I thought as I entered the building. Wasn’t it Tuesday only a day or so ago? Where has the time gone?] it is really just another segment in our lives as we navigate a path. At this point I… Read More

Childhood Trauma Conference Day One

What a day! Fonagy, Milroy, Schore, Goldstein/Ogden and Kestly. Where else would one have the opportunity to hear such speakers present on the latest research and trends? And 2600 attendees! Here is a snapshot, in no particular order, of what I took from day one: Just 1 per cent of 18 year olds who leave… Read More