I am in the process of finishing ghostwriting a book with an author whose childhood in a very rough part of Chicago exposed him to a variety of traumatic experiences. Against all odds, he escaped the environment and made a huge success of himself. Why he succeeded when so many of his classmates and family members ended up dead or incarcerated is the subject of the book.
Dr. Linda Olsen referred to adverse childhood experiences. Just what are these?
Listen in as Pat Iyer chats about these points
- ACEs are events that range from stressful to traumatic, occurring in children’s lives from birth through the age of about eighteen
- The reason why 50% of patients who had successfully lost weight dropped out of a weight loss program
- Why adult and children frequently feel ashamed of and stigmatized for their adverse experiences and attempt to conceal and even forget them
- Why the ACE effect is likely to sabotage any program designed to help those who need it
Pat Iyer has been a legal nurse consultant since 1987. She also built a successful LNC business that was filled with loyal attorney clients who returned over and over with cases.