Reprint of Dr Gordon’s interview about his trauma relief work including training for health professionals, originally printed in Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal.
The other night I dreamt about Donald Trump. I hadn’t planned to and hadn’t wanted to. I don’t know him personally and I’ve never before dreamt about a presidential candidate or a politician.
As a psychiatrist who has worked with psychological trauma for more than 20 years, I have seen and heard stories of violence, genocide, abuse, and loss from many places around the world.
Gaza looks like the Day of Judgement has come. But the catastrophe here is not just physical.
I started The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM) in 1991 like Tom Sawyer painting Aunt Polly’s fence: with a clear mission, no money and capable friends.