Let’s talk about secondary resilience. We spend a lot of time learning about trauma and secondary trauma (the impact of working with trauma on the professional) these days. However, exposure to trauma can sometimes lead to growth – we can learn to cope with certain experiences and discover our strengths too. So let’s think about this a bit more.
Q: Do you notice growth in your work/witnessing of traumatic experiences? Does the term “secondary resilience” resonate with you?