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Journalists, trauma and growth

What’s it like to witness trauma day in, day out? To believe you’ve become an ’emotional vampire’? What are the costs of PTSD and moral injury and how can we learn from those who’ve observed horror, suffered and grown…

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It Changed My Life

'I feared his hypoxic birth had caused brain damage and the guilt and fear made a dark place seem darker.' …

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ITN Wellbeing: Coping with Grief

Sian Williams, anchor for 5 News and qualified therapist and counsellor, is also in her final year of a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. She’s been counselling individuals and families for the past few years, has an MSc in…


Gala Speech to British Psychological Society

Good evening ladies and gentlemen – thank you so much for inviting me to be with you at such a prestigious event. I’ve been a psychology student for 18months and the thought of standing in front of so many…


Blog: The Impact of Trauma Reporting

It was the open handbag that really sent a shiver down my spine. Standing on a beach in Galle, Sri Lanka, just a few days after the Asian tsunami of 2004, I glanced down during a live broadcast and…