Category Archive: ‘ Traumatized Children Treatment’

Unconscious Transmission of Trauma in Young Children Alleging Sexual Abuse

Unconscious Transmission of Trauma in Young Children Alleging Sexual Abuse             A growing number of sexual abuse allegations in young children occur every day in the context of high conflict divorce or custody cases. These cases cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, and countless hours of legal and mental health professionals’ time […]

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Ask Dr. Leigh: What can I do if I suspect my child is victim of Parental Alienation?

  Ask Dr. Leigh:   What can I do if I suspect my child is a Victim of Parental Alienation?     This question has come to my attention countless times throughout the years. The majority of them have come from fathers, divorced and desperately trying to maintain some type of connection with their children. Others are […]

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Ask Dr. Leigh: How National Tragedies Impact Our Children

I had a number of responses last week asking about the impact of the Boston Marathon bombing on children. Parents are concerned, “what do I say to my children when they see the images of this disaster on television, or overhear other children talking about it?” How do we explain such madness and evil to […]

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Ask Dr. LEIGH

                                                                    ASK DR. LEIGH The past two and a half decades of treating children and their families has offered me a unique […]

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Creating Safety for Our Children Despite the Proliferation of National Tragedies

Most researchers agree that viewing violence does not make a child who is not predisposed to aggression more aggressive. However, exposure to violence does have significant deleterious effects on those children who are predisposed to aggression and violence.

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