Laurie Kahn


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Laurie Kahn MA, LCPC, MFA is a pioneer in the field of trauma treatment. For more than 30 years, Laurie has specialized in the treatment of survivors of childhood abuse. In 1980, she founded Womencare Counseling and Training Center. Since then, her ideas and expertise have served both people who have experienced childhood abuse, as well as hundreds of clinicians who have graduated from her Trauma Consultation Training Program (Chicago’s largest postgraduate training program for mental health practitioners who work with traumatic stress disorders.)

Laurie’s most salient contribution to the field is the concept of child abuse as specifically a traumatic experience of love. She introduced this concept in 2006 in an article in the Journal of
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Partners in HealingConnection feels good.  Relations...


Partners in Healing

Connection feels good. Relationships are hard. How do we bridge the two when connection and relationship go hand in hand? And even more, how do we bridge the two when either person in the relationship is a survivor of sexual abuse, relational trauma, poor familial boundaries, and/or severe neglect?

Individuals who have survived relational abuse or trauma can feel threatened b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 04, 2016 10:31
Average rating: 4.6 · 101 ratings · 22 reviews · 1 distinct work
Baffled by Love: Stories of...

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