Sheri Heller, LCSW – Let the Phoenix Rise!

May 15, 2014 Editor 0

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW (Psychology Tomorrow Blog) is the creator of the Sistah Tribe-Phoenix Project, a therapeutic theater event consisting of performance, debriefing and comprehensive workshops designed to inspire and encourage healing for at-risk underserved […]

The Physics of Resilience

April 14, 2014 admin 0

In 1684 Blankaart’s Physical Dictionary penned the first official record of the word trauma, defining it as, “a wound, or external bodily injury.” It would be another two hundred years before the advent of psychoanalysis […] […]

The Perpetrator

April 14, 2014 admin 0

Most of my paintings are representational and abstract, quite unlike this group. I began painting them while in psychotherapy. The Perpetrator Series came about expectedly. One day I had the urge to paint from my […] […]

Facing Ground Zero

April 14, 2014 Stanley Siegel 0

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Joey, my partner of 17 years, was standing at the window of our 48th floor apartment eating a bowl of cereal as he did each morning.We had taken […] […]

The Mask of Beauty

April 14, 2014 admin 0

In my earliest memory, I was laying heavily sedated on a hospital bed at three years old. In the four hours prior to that memory, my heart had been cut out from chest and my […] […]


April 14, 2014 admin 0

Suicide is less an act than a tale of the soul. – M. Jouhandeau Since far back into the recesses of time, women have washed their man’s body, preparing him for the grave; they have […] […]

Hush Hush and Other Veneers

April 14, 2014 admin 0

This extraordinary memoir chronicles the story of a girl who endures extreme abuse to protect her family, then exacts revenge through vigilante justice. Although she protected her family from an evil man, she nevertheless became […] […]

Richard Siken

April 14, 2014 admin 0

We’re delighted to feature in this issue on trauma a single poem by the award-winning poet Richard Siken, whose first collection of poems Crush is an obsessive exploration of the subject. “Detail of the Fire” […]

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