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Compassion and courage in the aftermath of traumatic loss

stones in my heart forever

by Kathryn Bedard

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.),
    • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Personal narratives,
    • Disaster victims -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Human services personnel -- New York (State) -- New York -- Anecdotes,
    • Disaster relief -- New York (State) -- New York -- Psychological aspects,
    • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Psychological aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Written by a mental health clinician volunteer who directed service logistics at the Family Assistance Center, Liberty State Park, Jersey City, N.J.

      StatementKathryn Bedard.
      GenrePersonal narratives., Anecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6432.7 .B413 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3401868M
      ISBN 100789027410, 0789027429
      ISBN 109780789027412, 9780789027429
      LC Control Number2005016592

      Compassion is thus related in origin, form and meaning to the English noun patient (= one who suffers), from patiens, present participle of the same patior, and is akin to the Greek verb πάσχειν (= paskhein, to suffer) and to its cognate noun πάθος (= pathos). Ranked a great virtue in numerous philosophies. She is the author of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook, a founding member of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Consortium, and a sought-after speaker and educator in Canada, the U.S. and around the world.

      New therapies focus on memory management. People often believe that to go back into the trauma is more than they can handle. But in PTSD, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma, a sufferer is too often in that trauma all the time anyway, during nightmares and flashbacks. The effects of trauma color everything they do. “Unlike other forms of psychological disorders, the core issue in trauma is reality.” ― Bessel A. van der Kolk, Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society.

        Compassion fatigue is “a state experienced by those helping people or animals in distress; it is an extreme state of tension and preoccupation with the . Whatever your connection to birth (new parent, couple, birth professional, grandparent), together we’ll explore your experience of birth with courage, compassion, and insight. These sessions are particularly valuable for expectant parents who have had a previous loss or traumatic birth and want to feel more confidence and joy as they prepare.


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