False Memory And Childhood Sexual Trauma, The Truth

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“It is hard enough for observers to bear witness to pain. Is it any wonder, then that the traumatized individuals themselves cannot tolerate remembering it?” — Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D., The Body Keeps The Score

Trigger Warning: Child Sexual Abuse discussion ahead.

We don’t talk about repressed memory anymore. People did in the eighties and nineties…



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Amy Punt

Amy Punt

CEO, Punt On Point Media, Two Master’s degrees: Communication/Marketing + Directing for Film & TV. I write at the intersection of trauma/mental health/culture.