resilience

The Helper's Charge to Recharge: Doing and Becoming Our Best

Posted by Jennifer Sloan on February 20, 2019 in resilience, self care category

Recently a teenage client asked me a question that threw me, unexpectedly. (Over the years, I’ve amassed a considerable anthology of examples on what makes them famous for this gift, so it’s not an easy thing to do these days!)

I attended an engaging group session on characteristics of community and racial trauma, after which the group’s therapist allotted time for a “Q and A” between her adolescent clients and me, their guest. One member asked me, “How do you deal with trauma?” 

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Resilience-based Reflections for Disaster Recovery

Posted by Gretchen Miller on September 5, 2017 in Barb Desjardins, Barb Dorrington, Hurricane, natural disaster, resilience category
 The first TLC Conference I attended in 2006 included a presentation about recovery work with survivors of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina. The presenters, Barb Dorrington and Barb Desjardins, shared their personal experiences related to trauma intervention at shelters with evacuees in Texas and in extremely devastated New Orleans parishes.

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Resilience Soup

Posted on June 5, 2012 in art therapy category

How to Teach Self-Compassion to Children

Posted on January 6, 2012 in adolescents category

by Miki Tesh, LSCW

Imagine this ….

You feel terrible about something. You might be overly critical of yourself, maybe even more critical than you would of a friend or a stranger.  You feel like if you are self-critical, it will keep you “inline” and make things better.         

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