I'm posting a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio interview that I did with Brent Bambury about my reaction to the new ABC series Pan Am, on Sunda...
As a psychoanalyst who writes about trauma, I recognize that the death of my mother transports me back into that old, familiar, traumatized state, and I feel, once again, eight years old and bereft.
There is new hope for the treatment of combat-related trauma, and I have had a front-row seat in watching this ground-breaking and hopeful solution to one of our country's most heart-breaking problems.
When my mother died, I turned to writing to make sense of it all. I'm hoping I can give solace to others in similar situation with an aging mother or father who for most of their life has been their only parent.