Archive for February 2012

How problems with binge drinking can be helped through trauma therapy

by Benjamin Fry I was reading this morning about Jane Smith and her ‘secret shame of being a binge drinking mother’ and I was struck by how often the word ‘shame’ is applied to the consequences of addictive behaviours. When we look at trauma theory we look at the body’s inability to complete the full […]

Why would a father blow up his house with his sons inside?

by Benjamin Fry I read an article in The Times today and wondered what it must be like for fathers to be separated from their children and why is it often so painful and so difficult? One of the things that we all do as parents with our children, and that we’ve all experienced from […]