The first time a client I knew completed suicide, I was thirty-two years
Is the phrase “vicarious trauma” out-of-date? A relic from another era that tries
TRIGGER WARNING: While this post is about self-care, I won’t mention anything
“Hey Wayne! I haven’t seen you in such a long time!”
First of all: THIS is
This post is taken from a longer Keynote Address delivered at the Through the Eyes
Appeared in The Oregonian, February 25, 2014.
If Cheryl Strayed’s Wild was
Appeared in The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas in January 2017.
Many times I had seen my
Named a “Notable Essay” in the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays, edited
Appeared in The University of Chicago Magazine, August/September, 2016.
Vicarious trauma—sometimes called “secondary stress”—affects human services