Trauma, Secondary Trauma and Post Traumatic Growth

I’ve been working on a couple of research projects recently that both, coincidentally, involve the idea of trauma or secondary trauma because of the workplace. I think about trauma from the perspective of someone who has worked in the field of life events – what is it that makes something traumatic? In one sense it’sContinue reading “Trauma, Secondary Trauma and Post Traumatic Growth”

What is Avoidant Insecure Attachment

People who have an avoidant attachment style are independent to the point that they can find intimacy difficult and find it hard to reach out to others in times of need. This trouble with intimacy can be expressed through a dismissive attitude and they can come across as disregarding the feelings and interests of others.Continue reading “What is Avoidant Insecure Attachment”

What is Anxious Insecure Attachment

People who have an anxious attachment style can be self-critical and insecure, and although they may have positive views of others they have a negative view of themselves. This can mean they rely on other people to validate them, but although they want approval and reassurance it does little to comfort them. Often they feelContinue reading “What is Anxious Insecure Attachment”