Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Mothering, courage, and resilience in women who were abused as children.
Teresa Gil Ph.D.
The therapeutic relationship and its importance in resilience and healing.
Re-establishing feelings of safety and connection.
A woman is frozen by the influence of her gaslighting boyfriend until she unravels the hidden patterns from her past.
Understand how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can impact a person’s exposure to re-victimization throughout their life span.
How triggers and flashbacks manifest in PTSD.
Coping with overwhelming feelings and the link to child abuse
Adverse childhood experiences and adult health consequences.
Spirituality can be a pathway for healing from child abuse.
Child Abuse, Trauma, and Psychological Loss
Abuse leads to a complicated form of grief and mourning
Child abuse and trauma: Its impact on long-term poverty.
Child Abuse: How Trauma Patterns Repeat Across Generations
Child Abuse and Trauma: Its enduring effects on mothering and self-esteem.
Teresa Gil, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist and trainer. In her private practice, she works with women, children, and families dealing with recovery from child abuse and trauma.