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Resources on trauma from the Austen Riggs Center.Located in the Erikson Institute section of the Riggs website is a Resource Center, which houses a broad collection of video interviews and presentations, white papers, full-text published articles, links and citations related to mental health and treatment featuring the work of Riggs clinicians and those who have presented at Riggs. 

Trauma can take many forms and the way in which a person survives or learns to cope with trauma is a very individual experience. Many people struggling with mental health issues have experienced a significant trauma and there are a number of different treatments available to help. At the Austen Riggs Center, our treatment program offers people with significant psychiatric problems new pathways for understanding and relief.

Four resources on trauma located in our Resource Center: 

  1. Exploring Trauma with Riggs Clinical Staff Member, E. Virginia Demos, EdD
  2. Understanding Trauma and its Effects with Stephen Xenakis, MD, Brigadier General (Ret), USA and former Erikson Scholar
  3. Breaking the Cycle of Trauma Transmission in Families with M. Gerard Fromm, PhD, editor of Lost in Transmission, Studies of Trauma Across Generations, and former Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research
  4. Working with Trauma: Lessons from Bion and Lacan by Marilyn Charles, PhD, ABPP, takes concepts from the psychoanalytic literature and translates them into user-friendly language. 

For our complete library of resources, visit: www.austenriggs.org/resources.

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