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A curated collection of Books, Videos, Articles and more to educate consumers, caregivers and professionals about Complex Trauma.

Shredded Beauty: Transforming Trauma Through Fashion

Several looks created by designer Stephanie Couchell graced the stage at the Greater Boston Stage Company For one night only, the stage at the Greater Boston Stage Company transformed into a captivating display of ten gowns, created by local designer Stephanie Couchell. Couchell, a graduate of the School of Fashion Design, Boston, is a recipient…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Spotlight on Kaitlyn Marie Wilson, LICSW

The Foundation Trust, the private operating foundation which sponsors and maintains this website, is proud to showcase our staff and partners and highlight the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. For our first installment in this Foundation Trust Spotlight series, we are delighted to feature…

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New Psychotherapy Book Provides Practical Blueprint for How the Body Changes the Score with Children and Youth Impacted by Complex Trauma

by Jana Pressley, Psy.D., & Joseph Spinazzola, Ph.D., The Foundation Trust   North Atlantic Press’s 2020 publication of the long-awaited book: Transforming Trauma in Children and Adolescents: An Embodied Approach to Somatic Regulation, Trauma Processing, and Attachment-Building was a welcome ray of sunshine during what will be remembered for generations to come as an exceptionally dark…

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When Nowhere is Safe: New Findings from the Developmental Trauma Disorder National Field Trial on Complex Childhood Trauma

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In a recent International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies blog entitled “When Nowhere is Safe: Traumatic Origins of Developmental Trauma Disorder,” Drs. Joseph Spinazzola and Julian Ford highlight findings from the two recently published lead studies of the Developmental Trauma Disorder national field trials. Their research provides the first data that explicitly substantiates the existence…

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New Core Topic: The Complexity of Racial Trauma

We are pleased to debut a timely and important new section of this website: The Complexity of Racial Trauma, co-developed by Foundation Trust Senior Training Associate, Dr. Jana Pressley and our esteemed colleague, Dr. Nancy Nealious.   We welcome you to peruse the new content by clicking the hyperlink above and exploring the additional related…

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