Abstract
In my talk,  based on attachment research, I will show how trauma or toxic stress in childhood, is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on the mind, brain and body  which  affects not only how we feel but also how we perceive the world and how we think.  In so doing she will cover the subject of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care which offer us a new  public health approach in relation to physical and mental health including current worrying levels of violence.
Felicity de Zulueta
Born to love, Driven to Destroy:
The Human Paradox
Oct 3, 2020

Dr Felicity de Zulueta
is Emeritus Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Traumatic Studies at Kings College London as well as being a Group Analyst. She developed and headed both the Department of Psychotherapy at Charing Cross Hospital in 1984 and the Traumatic Stress Service in the Maudsley Hospital in 1996 which specialises in the treatment of people suffering from Complex Post Traumatic Stress disorder.

She wrote "From Pain to Violence, the traumatic roots of destructiveness" (2nd updated edition published by John Wiley and Sons, 2006) and papers on trauma and bilingualism. She is a founder member of WAVE and the International Attachment Network. Since 2012, she works as a free-lance consultant psychotherapist with a training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, systemic family therapy, group analysis, EMDR and Lifespan Integration.
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