Lives of the Unconscious

Lives of the Unconscious

Podcast on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Episode 19: Trauma – The wounded soul. Early childhood trauma

Lives of the Unconscious

“What remains unresolved in the mind knows no time.”
This episode is the first of a three-part series on the psychoanalysis of trauma. In the first part we will hear about attachment and early childhood trauma and the impact it can have on our psychological development.

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