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Jamie D. Aten Ph.D.
Mental health experts share useful guidance for responding to the mass shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.
The end of world hunger is within reach, says expert Jenny Dyer. In this interview, she offers insights on the intersection of mental health, resilience, and hunger.
Author Gena Thomas discusses resilience and trauma from her experience walking alongside a family separated at the U.S.-Mexico border as they worked to reunify in Honduras.
Don Davis shares how the positive virtues of humility, forgiveness, and gratitude can help us live more resiliently.
In this interview, author Elizabeth Reynolds Turnage shares what resilience, hope, and support look like for caregivers who are walking with a loved one through a health crisis.
In light of this weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Rev. Sharon Risher shares her journey of faith & forgiveness after losing loved ones in the Emanuel shooting.
In part two of our interview about the power of empathy, Belinda Bauman shares how we can move from apathy toward empathy and sit with those in suffering.
Recent studies show empathy is on the decline. In this interview based on her new book, 'Brave Souls,' author Belinda Bauman shares why this virtue is more important than ever.
Currey Blandford discusses the psychological challenges of podcasting, and how podcasts can help promote resilience.
Insights on the fourth anniversary of the Charleston church shooting from a new documentary produced by NBA superstar Stephen Curry and Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis.
A psychology professor who is a survivor of a church shooting shares the unique psychological and spiritual needs that arise after traumatic events.
The more my daughter and I looked, the more we realized that the boy wizard made famous in J. K. Rowling's novels has a lot to teach us about resilience.
An expert shares how disaster evacuation decision-making impacts overlooked populations—specifically, pets and caregivers of infants—and how to avoid common mistakes.
Aubrey Sampson shares insights about what the path to resilience can look like for the grieving, and how to walk alongside loved ones on the journey.
To be human is to be confronted with our own and others’ wrongdoings and failures. In this interview, an expert explains how we work through the struggles of moral pain and injury.
What does it mean to age well? In this interview, two experts share helpful ways to think about and cultivate resilience in the aging process.
What does resilience looks like for foster and adoptive parents? Experts share how can faith communities and loved ones can better support these parents to help them thrive.
An expert shares how to engage traumatized patients with reflective curiosity, empathic presence, humor, and a sense of common humanity.
In this interview, Dr. Anita Chandra and Dr. Joie Acosta of the RAND Corporation share how their research and project experience can help build more resilient communities.
In this interview, Dr. Victor Counted unpacks the connection between place and resilience and how developing a strong sense of place can be a strategy for building resilience.
In the wake of yet another mass shooting, these resources can help organizations and individuals care, prepare, and advocate well in support of survivors.
The science of salience shows how the attention being given to President Trump signing Bibles for survivors of the Alabama tornadoes may be more about psychology than theology.
Did you know colorectal cancer is the 2nd top deadliest cancer in the U.S.? How helping raise awareness unexpectedly helped me and might just help you or someone you love.
President Trump marks another relief visit by autographing sacred texts for Alabama tornado survivors.
In this interview, Dr. David Wang shares how character is the glue that binds positive attitudes and behavior with realism to help us move toward resilience.
What would you do if you found yourself living in a disaster zone? Katrina and cancer taught me finding a new normal is essential to living through suffering and hardships.
Not sure how to help after Sunday's deadly tornadoes? Advice from APA's Psychological Trauma Editor on recognizing and responding to PTSD.
As a disaster psychologist, I thought I understood survivor's guilt. Then I became a colon cancer survivor.
Do you know what to do in an extreme event? Psychological survival tips I learned that might just help save your life.
A growing body of research demonstrates the value of humility in leadership. In this interview, Dr. Bradley Owens shares from his research how humble leaders impact resilience.
Jamie Aten, Ph.D. is founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.