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The Promise of Post-Traumatic Growth Part II

What do you imagine post-traumatic growth looks like? Feeling stronger in the face of a new challenge, knowing we’ve already overcome the worst that life can throw at us? Being more grateful for the little things? More connected to our friends and…Read More »

Conference Highlights 2018

A couple of years ago at Echo we made a conscious decision to always balance our message about the impact of childhood trauma with the recognition that the human spirit is incredibly resilient and often goes on to become stronger, wiser and…Read More »

It’s All About the Receptors, Baby!

The problem about being a tourist in the world of endocrinology and molecular biology is that some of the finer points of the science can be beyond us. However, Echo takes great pride in being able to sift through and break down…Read More »

Your Therapist Didn’t Heal You

One of the biggest shifts when acquiring a trauma-informed lens is to realize that there is no therapist, guru, healer, fantasy rescuer or parental stand-in who can heal you from trauma. The old paradigm was that someone, an expert, would perhaps hand…Read More »

Righting the Wrongs?

Sometimes the world feels like an overwhelming place. There is so much pain, so much injustice and we can feel powerless to stop it. I am sure many of you have felt that way hearing stories of children separated from their parents…Read More »

We love science!

Download Infographic We love science at Echo. In our Trauma & Resiliency trainings (Part I & II) we get into the science about the impact of trauma, including the changes that happen to the various systems of the body. It is a…Read More »

When Being Trauma-Informed Is Not Enough

Download Infographic Trauma-informed care is the new gold standard. For the last several years, Echo has been providing professional development in trauma-informed care but we’re beginning to notice a worrying aspect of the new push to train staff and transform systems. Some…Read More »