Entries by jessica@jessicayaffa.org

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8 Things I Want Girls to Know

About Teenage Dating Learning to navigate hormones and relationships is already a difficult task for teens. When you add in peer pressure and unhealthy relationships, the situation can get pretty sticky. Renowned relationship abuse expert and domestic violence survivor, Jessica Yaffa, has 8 very important messages for girls about teenage dating. 1. If you aren’t […]

Vicarious Trauma

While it can be quite easy to make assumptions about how well therapists are able to care for themselves despite the significant experiences of trauma they ingest on behalf of their clients, it is imperative that we be reminded of how profoundly clinicians, first responders, and healthcare professionals in general can be (and often are) […]