How Childhood Trauma Affects Us As Adults, with Dr. Glenn Schiraldi, Ph.D.
How do our childhood experiences affect our everyday lives? In this episode, Meghan speaks with Dr. Glenn Schiraldi, Richard-Gear-Lookalike, and one of the foremost experts on childhood trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
Meghan opens up to Dr. Glenn about her childhood experiences and why she started this podcast, and the two discuss how trauma can best be healed, including through workbooks, and new forms of therapy.
The two also discuss various topics such as the impact of social media on our mental health and whether drugs are overprescribed.
About Dr. Glen Schiraldi
Glenn Schiraldi, Ph.D., Lt. Colonel U.S. Army Reserve (retired), has served on the stress management faculties at the Pentagon, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and the University of Maryland, where he received the Outstanding Teaching Award.
He has written 14 books on stress-related topics such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, anger, and self-esteem, which have been translated into 17 foreign languages.
His latest book is The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook. Through his Resilience Training International, he trains police, firefighters, the military, families, mental health professionals, and other interested individuals on preventing and recovering from overwhelming stress.