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THE TRAUMA TALKS PODCAST

The Trauma Talks Podcast is a monthly series that examines a different experience of trauma in each episode. The presenters, Jeremy Sachs and Katherine Cox are joined in each episode by a different panel of guests who bring with them their lived experience of trauma.  The podcast examines the challenges of living with trauma, investigates current work being done in the field, (from frontline services to policymaking) and shares practical coping strategies. None of the episodes go into detail about traumatic events, it is designed to be information sharing, educational and supportive. The aim is to challenge and dispel stigma and myths around types of trauma. To give survivors a platform to communicate their own messages and to give a voice to silenced communities. Find the latest episodes on all major podcast platforms by searching 'The Trauma Talks Podcast'. Alternatively, scroll down to the bottom of this page to listen

 

7. THE TRAUMA TALKS: SEASON FINALE

December 3rd 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine look back at their experience of recording the first series of The Trauma Talks podcast. They reflect on what different traumas have in common, what a person may need when supporting people who have lived through trauma and discuss their hopes for the future.
 
We also speak to Nicholas, an expert through experience who has listened to the show and discuss in what ways it has affected him.

6. THE TRAUMA TALKS: INTERSECTIONALITY

November 3rd 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine investigate how intersectionality effects the management of trauma. We examine the complex challenges of accessing health services, dating and our relationship with our own identity when facing trauma and intersectional prejudice. We also investigate public health and ask the question, what changes are needed in order to provide a better understanding of intersectional issues when providing healthcare and policy?

5. THE TRAUMA TALKS: CHEMSEX

October 6th 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine investigate the relatively unknown world of Chemsex. We ask, what is it? how does it effect our relationship with drugs and sex? how does it effect our relationship with ourselves? In what ways are chemsex and trauma linked?

We speak with a panel of experts through experience as well as interview Simon Marks, an addiction, compulsive behaviours and childhood trauma expert to explore themes, recovery and wellbeing.

4. THE TRAUMA TALKS: BIRTH PTSD

September 1st 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine investigate Birth Trauma. We ask what is Birth Trauma? Why is it so unheard of? Can it be experienced vicariously by the partner who is not pregnant? and why is it so common? 

3. THE TRAUMA TALKS: PRISONS

August 5th 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine investigate the experience of being a detainee within the British prison system. We ask what are the struggles while in prison and what can we do to manage trauma once released?

2. THE TRAUMA TALKS: MALE CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE

June 30th 2020

In this episode, Jeremy and Katherine investigate childhood sexual abuse experienced by men. We ask, how do we move beyond such an early trauma in order to thrive in our lives?

1. THE TRAUMA TALKS: COVID-19

June 8th 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Trauma Talks recording studio in North London closed and the project was put on hold. However, the team set up a low-fi video call and invited three guests from previously recorded episodes back to investigate whether a history of trauma can actually help us survive lockdown?

 

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