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The Missing Link: The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Health

The Missing Link: The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Health

Update: 2019-05-31
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Kimberly Pierce has been practicing as a Physician’s Assistant at a rural Vermont clinic for the last 37 years and has become a passionate advocate for understanding the impact of trauma on health. In this episode, Kim discusses:

  • The groundbreaking results of the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) health study 

  • How stress causes sometimes devastating physiological changes in the body

  • How the solution to childhood trauma is community

  • The impact of incorporating the ACE screening tool into her patient visits 

  • The influence of trauma on epigenetic expression

  • The devastating impact of inter-generational, cultural and racial trauma

  • How important it is for children to have at least one person take a genuine interest in them

  • The role of shame 

  • There’s hope because healing can happen

  • How her documentary, “The Faces of ACE’s” came to be


To contact Kim Pierce, send an email to kimberlyjpierce@gmail.com
For information about Brene Brown’s work on shame and vulnerability https://brenebrown.com
For information about the Energy Genesis healing chamber: https://www.lucidpathwellness.com/energy-medicine

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The Missing Link: The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Health

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