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Post-Traumatic Growth

We know that people transform after major setbacks, often coming to see how their trauma prompted maturation. But can adversity during childhood promote growth in the same way?
About Will Meecham Will Meecham practiced as an ophthalmic plastic surgeon until neck disease forced a change in lifestyle in 2000. Although he proceeded to work in education, en… http://posttraumawellness.org/news/post-traumatic-growth/

Will's Reflections: ACE & Creativity

Childhood adversity and trauma fuel creativity, but also angst. To flourish artistically without succumbing to addiction or despair requires support and coping skills.
About Will Meecham Will Meecham practiced as an ophthalmic plastic surgeon until neck disease forced a change in lifestyle in 2000. Although he proceeded to work in education, en… http://posttraumawellness.org/news/wills-reflections-ace-creativity/

Will's Reflections: ACE & Helping

Those raised under adverse circumstances often feel drawn to help others. This trait, though positive, may lead to burnout. Recovery from traumatic pasts is aided when we employ our strengths in ways that support our own healing.
About Will Meecham Will Meecham practiced as an ophthalmic plastic surgeon until neck disease forced a change in lifestyle in 2000. Although he proceeded to work in education, en… http://posttraumawellness.org/news/wills-reflections-ace-helping/