Published on September 26th, 2013 | by Becky Castle Miller0
(Blog) Complex Trauma and Other Reading
In his article about trauma recovery, Dr. Philip Monroe suggests three words we can use in discussing goals and asks which you prefer:
Healing? Recovery? Integration? These words contain information, movement, and emotion. What words do you like to use when describing the process of getting better after a traumatic experience? ….
I like the connotations of integration. But, I am not sure I like the word integration since it also doesn’t connote some level of arrival at a good enough place. What word would you use?
Let us know in the comments. What do you think of these words? Do you have others to suggest?
To read some of Dr. Monroe’s other writings about trauma and recovery, see these articles on his blog, Musings of a Christian Psychologist: