Race has an exceptionally strong impact on our emotional, physical, and economic wellbeing. It also affects our trauma histories. Despite the fact that as a general concept, race is fake. It’s not real; it’s a social construction (Rutherford, 2020). But for clients who are either White (or “racialized” into privilege), or BIPOC (“racialized” into disadvantage), these fake realities create real consequences. Learn more in this article from the Fall 2020 issue of Go With That magazine by David Archer, MSW, MFT.
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Archer, D. (2020, September). EMDR & Racial Trauma: The Path Towards Antiracist Psychotherapy. Go With That magazine, 25(3), 6-20.
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EMDR Therapy and Racial Trauma (Fall 2020), Go With That magazine
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