Romance, Dating and Trauma

Why Dating Never Heals Emotional Pain People with attachment troubles or other child trauma often ask: why is dating so difficult?  It is, for a reason. So instead of the dating hunt,  I invested my life, fortune, and sacred honor to work for “earned secure attachment.”  Dr. Dan Siegel says that’s when we start out […]

What is EMDR – and Why is it So Effective?

“During REM sleep, the brain is attempting to process survival information until it’s resolved.” Eye Motion Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a potent trauma treatment developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro (left), a literature professor who was diagnosed with cancer.  The shock of suddenly finding her survival was under threat, affected her so strongly that Dr. […]