• A Trauma Informed Approach to Medication Management

    A Trauma Informed Approach to Medication Management

    We are thrilled to say that Kyle McKinley has decided to remain at CCIH as both a prescriber and therapist, and will begin offering medication management appointments in November 2023!  Kyle is a licensed Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of mental health care experience, who is currently finishing up his year as…

Welcome to CCIH’s Online Magazine!

These articles are written by a community of contributors that support trauma-informed work.

This magazine is a source of current thinking and information, a source of support and a source of connection for all of us in this very important work.

Our Topics

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    As we work to become aware of our present moment experience and the effects of past trauma, we also hold…
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    Chronic Pain
    Studies have shown that chronic pain might not only be caused by physical injury but also by stress and emotional…
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    Community Events
    Events in the Chicago area that  provide important education and experience for exploring the widespread effects of trauma on ourselves…
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    The collective trauma of COVID-19 has the potential for long-term effects. Trauma-Informed care; staying in connection, resourcing ourselves and micropractices…
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    Essential Trauma Concepts
    Basic theory and concepts that are essential to all trauma-informed care.
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    IP-Integrated Practices for Healing Trauma Groups
    The effects of trauma can have a significant impact on both the body and mind and on our daily lives.…
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    iRest Yoga Nidra
    Yoga Nidra is a form of guided mindfulness meditation. Practicing regularly can help you tap into the parts of your…
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    Professional Development
    Valuable resources on continuing education and professional support.
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    Study Group
    Our monthly study group focuses on selected readings of current research and theory in trauma, dissociation, attachment, and neurobiology. Our…
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    Trauma in the Media
    Representation and discussion of trauma in the media.
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    Trauma-Informed Care
    Trauma-informed care is grounded in and directed by a thorough understanding of the neurological, biological, psychological, and social/relational effects…
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    Trauma-Informed Services
    Groups, classes and other resources that are based on trauma-informed principles.