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Posttraumatic Growth: Finding Meaning in Pain

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POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH: FINDING MEANING IN PAIN DR. JAN NEWMAN Before becoming a clinical psychologist and trauma researcher, like many people, I viewed trauma as a wholly negative experience. I had been a lawyer before and without realizing it, I had witnessed trauma as part of my job, but I didn’t understand what that meant. And […]


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WHAT IS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER OR PTSD? DR. JAN NEWMAN WHAT IS PTSD? Despite what many people think, trauma is quite common. Post-traumatic stress disorder – on the other hand – is not. Most people will experience a traumatic event in their lifetime but will not go onto develop PTSD. Human resilience is the rule, […]