An interview with Professor Richard Tedeschi on posttraumatic growth

(originally published in Stress Points, December, 2015)

  1. Given that most research and practice regarding trauma focuses on alleviating symptoms of PTSD, depression, anxiety and so on, what led you to develop your approach and the subsequent model of PTG?

If we go back to the beginning, [mid 80’s], my colleague Lawrence Calhoun and I were looking at the concept of wisdom.

Picking Traumas pocket trailer and information

The following video is a trailer of a documentary being made about childhood sexual abuse. James Buffin, a Canadian independent film making is shooting on every continent interviewing survivors and trauma counsellors etc and will be in Australia next year. They are currently crowd funding for the project.

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