Trauma Related Content

Video: The Truth About Trauma

Stress is a common thing for all of us to experience daily. However, if we’re unable to cope with disturbing events or have a strong response to extreme stress, it’s often considered trauma. It’s completely normal to feel affected by a traumatic event. But trauma can impact many parts of our lives...

Podcast: The Truth About Trauma

Jenn talks to Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC. They discuss the complexities of psychological trauma and PTSD, signs and symptoms of these conditions, and ways to help navigate emotionally traumatic experiences. Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner at McLean Hospital’s Hill Center for...

McLean Launches Institute for Trauma-Informed Systems Change

On Tuesday, July 6, health care leaders, government officials, and journalists from across the U.S., Europe, and Africa joined Alisha Moreland-Capuia, MD, for a virtual meet and greet to launch McLean Hospital’s new Institute for Trauma-Informed Systems Change. Moreland-Capuia, the institute’s...

McLean Hospital Joins Partnership to Research Generational Trauma

McLean Hospital has partnered with the nonprofit arm of The Connor Group, a real estate investment firm, as well as the University of Dayton and Dayton Children’s Hospital, on a groundbreaking research project aimed at understanding the biological link between childhood hardships and mental...

In the Media: A Cure for Violence

“When something happens to you in the real world, how do you use your conscious mind and these skills that you learned to respond in a way that you’ll later be happy with and not one that you will regret?” – Dr. Kerry J. Ressler

Sherry R. Winternitz, MD, Receives the 2021 Cornelia B. Wilber Award

Sherry R. Winternitz, MD, has received the 2021 Cornelia B. Wilbur Award from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation in honor of her outstanding clinical contributions to the treatment of dissociative disorders. Story Highlights Winternitz has served as clinical director...

Advancing Trauma-Informed Systems Change Through Education and Research

McLean Hospital is collaborating with national and international experts to provide training aimed at fostering trauma-informed systems change. Led by Alisha Moreland-Capuia, MD, founder and director of McLean’s Institute for Trauma-Informed Systems Change, this team of educators is offering two-day...

Everything You Need To Know About Trauma and PTSD

All of us will encounter stress throughout our daily lives. When a strong emotional response to an extremely stressful or disturbing event impairs a person’s ability to cope, it’s often considered to be traumatic. While trauma doesn’t always directly lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it...

Everything You Need To Know About Dissociative Identity Disorder

The origin, experience, and treatment of dissociative identity disorder (DID) are often misunderstood. When patients come into Milissa Kaufman’s office for treatment for DID, they do not put on different hats, speak in different accents, or display different mannerisms. The thought that they would...