Journals and Blogging, and How It Can Put Injury Into Perspective
Jan28

Journals and Blogging, and How It Can Put Injury Into Perspective

As children, in our teenage years, many of us keep journals. We document our feelings and our thoughts. Diaries can serve as a reflection of the era in which we lived, a testament to the fact that we were alive, and we were here. Journals As a Means of Shaping Personality In our formative years, when most of us take up journals, it can be an exercise in developing what will become our adult personalities. As teenagers, we experience...

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Helping Those Coping with Loss — The art of “being there”
Jan23

Helping Those Coping with Loss — The art of “being there”

A severe injury — one that leaves the victim changed forever — does not only affect those who were involved in the accident. Life after injury is not just about the victims, but also about their families, and their journey in adjusting to their new reality. One very common reaction to seeing a family go through such a turbulent time might be, “They need their space, some time to clear their minds and sort things out. I...

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Tailoring Psychotherapy To The Needs Of The Brain Injured
Nov10

Tailoring Psychotherapy To The Needs Of The Brain Injured

The Nature Of Head Injury is an article published in Traumatic Brain Injury and Vocational Rehabilitation, where Thomas Kay, Ph.D. and Muriel Lezak, Ph.D, attempt to debunk the most common myths surrounding brain injury. One of the myths that the article debunks is that victims of brain injury need traditional psychotherapy — which is focused on getting the patient to “open up”, and providing a safe place where...

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