Mental Health Matters
Forensic Edition
September 2015
Published by: Lepage Associates
Psychological & Psychiatric Services
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Post-Traumatic Growth 
Many areas of law an attorney can work in will result at times in meeting people who have experienced trauma; even the court process itself can be traumatic. While everyone has heard of post-traumatic stress and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), a related and new area of research less well known has been on post traumatic growth. The idea of post traumatic growth is a more recent phenomenon that offers a positive approach to dealing with traumatic events. It is both a process that people undergo after experiencing trauma and an outcome where positive changes are experienced in response to struggling and making sense of that major crisis or traumatic event. As you meet people who have experienced trauma, providing information on post-traumatic growth might be, for some, a way for them to begin healing. (Read on...)

We are excited to announce
we have opened a 2nd office...
Lepage Associates -
Chapel Hill
at Southern Village
on Market Street!
Stay tuned for our 3rd
office opening in
downtown Raleigh
in September!

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