What is PTSD?

Dr. Charles Figley, who I quote in my book, is one of the foremost authorities on the effects of trauma and PTSD. He notes the following characteristics in the person with PTSD: Re-experiences the most traumatic aspects of the event many … Read More

What is There to Forgive?

By Michael Berkes, PhD, MBA, Retired Psychology Professor

Almost from birth, most of us are bombarded with criticisms about our looks, character, worth, errors, weaknesses, what we should not have done, what we should have done and did not do, or did, but could have done better. The list of such “constructive” criticism from our elders is endless.