Some might say hope is not realistic in times like these. But as a trauma psychologist, I know it's entirely possible—and absolutely essential.
The past four years have taken a psychological toll on many Americans, but studies show traumatic events can also lead to positive transformation.
As psychologists who specialize in sexual trauma, we know the Justice Department's intervention is about more than taxpayer-funded protection of the president.
As a psychologist, I see the reverberations of another emotion, one that isn't widely discussed. And that's why the movement has ascended to a new level.
The nation is reeling in heartbreak from more horrific killings of black people—and our president is only dividing us further. What would help is a technique called restorative justice.
Spreading blatant falsehoods in defense of Harvey Weinstein does a disservice to the millions of women and men who have been sexually assaulted in this country, as well as the millions more who love them.
As trauma mental health professionals, we know survivors of sexual assault do not always run far and fast from their abusers.