Violence, and Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Psychophysiologic Affects of Witnessing Abuse

Dr. Amber D. Gray, DBH Children who witness abuse and violence experience various types of psychophysiologic consequences (Ali & McGarry, 2020; Bradbury-Jones, Morris, Sammut, Humphreys, 2020; Walker, 2013; Van Der Kolk, 2014). When it comes to children, it must be Read More …

Dissociative Identity Disorder: How the Movies Got It Wrong

by Dr. Amber D. Gray, CCFDVC, DBH Let’s Talk Dissociative Identity Disorder Let’s talk about dissociation. The not so new kid on the block, that many individuals still don’t understand anything about. What is dissociation? According to Marlene Steinberg, M.D., Read More …

How To Prevent Re-Traumatizing Victimized Patients Within The Medical Industry

Maleficence in Treatment: Dismissing Patients When They Need Providers Most Adults who have had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) or are victims of violent crime are often in physiological pain (Clarke, Schubiner, Clark-Smith & Abbass, 2019) and have a need for Read More …

Annual Virtual 5k Phoenix Run

This year, like every year since our organization began, we held our annual virtual 5k Phoenix Run. We are thankful to our usual participants and partners who worked hard to make this event happen, despite the current circumstances. This year, Read More …