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The High Risk of Secondary Trauma for Families of Adult Survivors

The High Risk of Secondary Trauma for Families of Adult Survivors Heather Tuba @heathertuba Secondary traumatization

  I was at my second appointment with my new therapist. She asked, “Do you think you have secondary trauma?” I paused and answered: “Yes.”   An online search of ‘secondary trauma’ pulls up information…

Why We Need Stronger Supports for the Supporters of Adults With Complex Trauma

Why We Need Stronger Supports for Supporters of Adults with Complex Trauma Complex Trauma Heather Tuba @heathertuba

One of the hardest things about supporting an adult survivor with complex trauma is the lack of support for supporters. It’s not that there aren’t supportive people because there are. It’s not that there isn’t information…