The more healthy relationships a child has, the more likely he will be to recover from trauma and thrive. Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.

— Bruce D. Perry

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For years mental health professionals taught people that they could be psychologically healthy without social support, that “unless you love yourself, no one else will love you.”…The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation

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Relationships matter: the currency for systemic change was trust, and trust comes through forming healthy working relationships. People, not programs, change people.

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The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved.

The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation.

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Fire can warm or consume, water can quench or drown, wind can caress or cut.

And so it is with human relationships: we can both create and destroy, nurture and terrorize, traumatize and heal each other.

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Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.

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It is the rare and strong person that can carry their trauma without having it spill into the next generation.

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More than 35 percent of the children exposed to a single traumatic event will develop serious mental health problems .. The real crisis of Katrina is the hundreds of thousands of ravaged, displaced and traumatized children.

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