A New Article!

leitch-mccaw-2023-time-to-move-forward-resilience-and-trauma-informed-care (4) Exciting news! My colleague, Brigid McCaw, M.D. and I have had our article, “Time to Move Forward: Resilience and Trauma-informed Care”, recently published in the Kaiser...

A Startling example of “Immoral Injury”

The op-ed by Garry Trudeau (the link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/07/10/ptsd-treatment-veterans-medicine-mental-health/ ) recently published by the Washington Post is a very sad commentary on ethics challenges in glaring evidence from leaders of...

Lot’s Happening!

Here at TGW we do have a LOT happening. As you can see on our cover page, my book, Brain Gain: Timely Tools to Tackle Life’s Heavy Lifting, is coming out in March. It is a practical book that describes and applies the neuroscience information and skills that are...
Amplifying Your Capacity to Recover from COVID

Amplifying Your Capacity to Recover from COVID

The Coronavirus has required major changes in everyone’s life. It has also created a climate of stress, fear and uncertainty. The human nervous system is extremely sensitive to fear and stress and can respond in ways that generate a rush of stress chemicals in our...

Bouncing Forward at TGW

One commonly-used definition of “resilience” is the ability to “bounce back” after disrupting events. However, doesn’t “bouncing forward” have a more dynamic energy? It implies that something has been learned during the disruption that carries you beyond where you...

Contagion After Mass Shootings

The tragic mass shootings at the TOPS Friendly Market in Buffalo, NY and at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas show, once again, how contagious gun violence is in the United States. The burgeoning and often pernicious influence of social media has been found to...