Posted on July 11, 2014 by admin in PTSD Blog.
The following guest post was written by friend and colleague Jolene Philo, author of a soon-to-be-released book on childhood PTSD. Jolene is also the author of A Different Dream for My Child and Different Dream Parenting. ***** A post at the Adoptive Families Circle confirmed a link that surfaced among adoption, attachment, and PTSD in children while I […]
Posted on April 23, 2014 by admin in PTSD Blog.
When my friend Craig (not his real name) was fourteen years old, his parents decided to tell him he was adopted. I watched as feelings of betrayal and confusion pummeled him over the following months and years. He was understandably devastated. Although his parents had felt it better to “protect” him by hiding his true […]