In this month’s Women’s Press Carol Koepp tells a sobering story of her life-mate Tom living with the pain of trauma and abuse inflicted upon him as a child and how the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) based programs are working to heal afflicted children.
From Carol’s article;
Living With the Bear – Most of us have heard of this common “fight or flight” response. The stress responses are turned off after a person returns to the safety of the cave…. however, “What happens when you can’t experience safety in your cave because the bear is living in the cave with you?