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Drowning in Empathy: The Cost of Vicarious Trauma | Amy Cunningham | TEDxSanAntonio

Caregivers and emergency responders are empathetic individuals who risk suffering from Compassion Fatigue, a form of PTSD that is treatable using the steps described in Amy’s presentation. Amy Cunningham has spent twelve years working with non-profits and mental health organizations, focused on assisting adolescents in overcoming trauma and redefining their lives. In 2011, she developed… Read More »

Resilience in a Traumatic World | Valerie Anderson | TEDxUCCS

Valerie Anderson discusses resilience as it relates to trauma. Dr. Valerie Anderson is the Clinic Director of the Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She currently works on developing research-informed and theoretically-based interventions to assist military clients and mental health providers address post-traumatic stress, secondary traumatic stress and job… Read More »