Charles Figley

Charles Figley

The Trauma Paradox

Explore the field of traumatology.


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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Psychologist Charles Figley discusses the field of traumatology, the emotional risks to those who treat the traumatized, and his personal experiences with compassion fatigue.

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Charles R. Figley, Ph.D. is the Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health. His career as a trauma scholar has spanned more than 35 years and has led to many innovations in psychology, psychiatry, and social work.

Dr. Figley has been editor of a number of journals and book series and has published more than 200 scholarly works. He is an elected fellow of five of the leading national professional associations and is the recipient of numerous lectureships throughout the world.

Dr. Figley has been honored with a number of awards, including being named a lifetime Alumni Fellow by Penn State, the highest honor awarded to its graduates.

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