Last week I wrote that it was After Trauma’s two year anniversary. That’s a long time in the life of a blog, and also for trauma work. The previous post celebrated the top 5 most liked posts. This post is the five posts that I’m most proud of (excluding the ones from last week), and that didn’t get the attention I thought they deserved.
Posts I think You’ll Enjoy
There are a lot of choices of books out there. Here are some categories of books that are especially helpful. Also, want more recommendations? Follow me on Goodreads!
Forgiveness is a tricky issue. Here’s a meditation on what forgiveness is, what it is and the role that it plays in recovery from trauma.
This post reveals “the work behind the curtain.” How is trauma therapy done? You might be pleasantly surprised how much work goes into becoming a trauma therapist. There was also a follow-up post a couple of weeks ago.
Narcissisim has captured the nation’s imagination. What’s behind the massive interest and seeming proliferation of narcissists?
The field of psychotherapy has come a long way since psychoanalysis: the therapist sitting behind the client, serving as a silent “blank slate.” Now therapists can use self-disclosure as a therapeutic device, but there are still lots of firm boundaries in place. How do therapists balance being real people with real flaws and show up as selfless, non-judgmental people with healthy, mature boundaries in therapy?