What doesn’t kill us: We shall overcome – Traumatic experiences change us for ever. But for some survivors they also bring strength – and an unexpected relish for life.
What Doesn’t Kill Us
is about how psychological trauma can often be a turning point in a person’s life, often in a way which is positively transformational.
Stressing the positive after trauma – Can trauma be good for us? Can a truly distressing and devastating life episode actually be a powerful force for growth?
Trauma can be Good for you …says Stephen Joseph, the psychologist who helped survivors of the Zeebrugge disaster.
The Today Programme – A new book which looks at how victims of traumatic events often respond positively to what has happened to them explores how in many cases, rather than ruining their lives, the victims are spurred on to benefit from what has happened to them.
Post-traumatic growth – Trauma can shape our lives forever and for some of us trauma can be a burden we just can’t shake. But Stephen Joseph believes adversity and trauma can be powerful opportunities for growth.
Game changing moments for our listeners – Trauma is the primary cause of transformative change in someone’s personality.