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The IPS Podcast | Educational Platform on Life

A warm welcome to the podcast of The IPS Project, the educational platform on life. In this podcast hosted by Jellis Vaes, the founder of The IPS Project, you can expand your knowledge about life topics that we learn little to nothing about growing up—topics such as mental health, relationships, the workings of the mind, etc. We will learn about them from experts and people from all walks of life.

Aug 3, 2019

What is psychological trauma? In this episode of The IPS Podcast, Dr. Guy Macpherson, Ph.D. an expert in trauma, provides a base understanding of psychological trauma.

Some of the Questions: 

  • How would you define and explain to someone what trauma is?
  • From all your experiences of working with trauma, and all the health professionals you've interviewed, do you have any advice for listeners on how to find a good therapist, and what to pay attention to?
  • What could be the long term "dangers" when someone does not heal their trauma or traumas?

What You Will Learn from this Episode:

  • How to be of support to someone who is suffering from a traumatic event.
  • Why words are often not enough to heal psychological trauma
  • The reason why stressful & traumatic events remain stuck in the mind and body

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at


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