Energy Psychology Helps 911 Dispatchers

  (by Jim Mc Aninch) 911 dispatchers are a unique group of professionals who perform a vital function in every community. They are the first people to connect with individuals or groups who have an emergency need. Dispatchers must take the information, figure out the need and then relay that information to the proper responders […]

Reflections on Racism, Trauma and Collective Responsibility for Healing: An invitation for conversation

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) Since it is still PTSD month, I wanted to write about one aspect of trauma that is not discussed sufficiently – namely racism (and the various other isms where one group is persecuted). The news about the racist motivated shooting in Charleston has certainly brought this forward in my mind. […]

Untangling PTSD

(by Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP) June is PTSD awareness month. So it seems reasonable to stop and reflect on trauma, its effects on people and how we help people overcome trauma. Frankly, I could write for a long time and it would only begin to cover everything. So let me make this a bit more […]