Layering Trauma – Martha Ramos Duffer

trauma-blogFAMILY DETENTION AND THE WOMEN & CHILDREN FLEEING FOR THEIR LIVES

This is a featured article from TAASA’s Summer 2015 Newsletter, authored by Dr. Martha Ramos Duffer of Quantum Possibilities.

We use the term trauma to describe the cognitive, emotional, and physical changes that occur when someone survives an event that shatters their world.

A traumatic event threatens the physical or psychological survival of a person and changes what they had come to know about themselves, others, and/or the world around them. When a person’s relationship to themselves, others, being tortured, raped, assaulted, beaten, and controlled by men in gangs … Full Article