Andy Holzman ARTICLES

Trauma to the Next Generation – Andrew Holzman

Trauma is an emotional response to a horrific event like an accident, physical assault, terrorist attack or natural disaster. Immediately after the event, shock and denial are typical. The individual may seem healthy and adapted but, may be hiding deeper feelings and fears below the surface. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships […]

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The Many Faces Of Shame

My experiences through the years as a therapist have taught me clearly and without a doubt that our society’s mental health public enemy number one is SHAME. Shame has many faces-self-loathing, never feeling good enough, having an inward sense of being dirty, feeling the need to be perfect at all times, feeling evil to the […]