It is Sunday evening, and I’m on a mother/daughter retreat far away from home, Los Angeles, and the United States. From far away in another country, we learn of another act of unacceptable violence and the trauma it brings to the lives of the innocent.  I...

[gallery ids="1056,1057,1058"] Artists for Trauma is pleased to announce that we are the new Healing through Art program for Next Step Fitness based in Lawndale, CA. Next Step Fitness was founded by Janne Kouri and his wife, Susan, after an accident left him paralyzed, and rehabilitation facilities...

  “The 2 million veterans who are returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan have had their lives changed by war. As they come home, they have the potential to change the lives of civilians, too.” At the recent UCLA and Zocalo event “How Veterans Are Changing America,”...

To the runners, families, friends, supporters and the people of Boston- No one should ever have to feel the fear, hurt, and pain that yesterday’s events manifested.  This is, unfortunately, not the first bombing of innocent victims we have seen, nor will it likely be the...

After watching a screening of Dreamworks’ “Rise of the Guardians” at the Malibu Film Society, I was lucky to get a chance to speak with Producer Christina Steinberg after the film.  I was so inspired by the film and its message of keeping belief and...

I had several more epiphanies of heightened Awareness, like electric, magnetic jolts of connection with relevance, gratitude and recognition of many manifestations of serious Level 1 trauma that occurs in life, all around our world and on this planet we live. Last month I saw the new James Bond film...