In this thoughtful article, Shulevitz brings to light the complexities of treatimg and preventing the intergenerational transmission of trauma. The article also points to the importance of working with pregnant and new mothers to prevent or minimize the impact of transmitted trauma during a “foundational” time in a person’s life.

Is Trauma Genetic? Scientists Say Parents Are Passing PTSD to Kids | The New Republic
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120144/trauma-genetic-scientists-say-parents-are-passing-ptsd-kids

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"As a psychotherapist, I am privileged to bare witness to personal growth --A growth that is achieved through the work of understanding one's self with the help of another." With over 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy to adults, children and families, Ms. Degeneffe practices psychoanalysis, CBT, and DBT. With a wide range of clinical experience, Ms. Degeneffe has helped adults and children struggling with life adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, trauma and ADHD.
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