How Childhood Trauma Affects the Brain? Derek Clark Shares his Amen Clinic Spect Brain Scans!

How Childhood Trauma Affects the Brain Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Daniel Emina at Amen Clinics in Orange County. While I’m an open book about my early life and childhood trauma, this appointment is next-level vulnerable

Why Hire Derek Clark? Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker that Inspires!

In the past year, companies have struggled to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, while C-suite executives and upper-level management are watching the bottom line, their employees are struggling under the weight of the events surrounding them. From economic

Healing Childhood Trauma by Building Relationships of Trust

When trauma occurs, trust is often shattered. Childhood trauma survivors often have difficulty creating connections and building relationships — even with close family members or friends. Because they live in fear and worry about whether the world is safe, they’re

Childhood Trauma May Create a Higher Risk of Having Mental Health Issues – Keynote Speaker Derek Clark

Childhood trauma can take various forms, such as physical, sexual, emotional, and neglect. This particular factor is responsible for adverse health consequences in adults. Adverse childhood experiences research has show that adults who have been exposed to child maltreatment (ACE’s)

Inspirational Virtual Keynote Speaker and Trainer

The world is now sick. We all know that the day is not beautiful as before. However, we do not want to stop inspiring you! During COVID-19, we are doing online events to inspire and educate your employees. This training

Childhood Trauma Training for Educators

Derek Clark’s inspiring programs include childhood trauma informed training for school teachers. School teachers who are trained on childhood trauma can create a secure environment, validate the student’s feelings, have a caring tone and the right body language, as well

Original Wound from Childhood Trauma – Help Heal the Child – Keynote Speaker Derek Clark

Your Original Wound from Childhood Trauma When you go through childhood trauma, it leaves a wound that follows you through life. Even if you heal this wound, its scar affects your relationships, career, parenting style, self-esteem, and perspective on the

Childhood Traumatic Stress – Keynote Speaker Derek Clark

Children with Traumatic Stress Stressful events can drastically impact how children think and feel. While children are resilient and often rebound well, there are times that trauma can leave a lasting emotional, mental, and physical impact. In fact, some individuals

The Best Motivational Speakers are the Ones Who Have Overcome Adversity

There’s a reason why Olympic athletes, politicians, and successful entrepreneurs are the best-known motivational speakers. They didn’t set out to be motivational speakers from the get-go; they settled into that career path after they learned real-world strategies to overcome diversity

Inspirational and Motivational Videos of Hope, Faith and Courage – Derek Clark Videos

Motivational speaker Derek Clark’s life is one of resilience and redemption. Derek didn’t let his childhood trauma and foster care hold him back. With the help of his teachers, counselors, foster parents, social workers and mentors, he healed from his

Childhood Trauma and Relational Poverty

When you hear the term “relational poverty,” you may think that it’s just a type of socioeconomic poverty. Yet, relational poverty can impact anyone, regardless of socioeconomic status. It also reaches beyond race, gender, age, or any other social identifiers.

Virtual Trainer – Keynote Speaker on Childhood Trauma and ACE’s

COVID-19 has stalled all in-person trainings and conferences in 2020. Yet, organizations are still working to keep personnel up to date on all necessary information. If you’re seeking to train your staff on trauma-related topics, Derek Clark has extensive experience

The Need for Trauma-Informed Teachers

Over the past few years, adverse childhood experiences – also known as ACEs – have become more well-known in the child development sphere. ACEs profoundly impact learning and growth because it affects how children process their environment socially, emotionally, and

Childhood Trauma and Behavior

Childhood trauma isn’t one-size-fits-all. It can be experienced in several ways and have numerous outcomes. When childhood trauma isn’t addressed, it can derail your entire life. Recognizing childhood trauma and how it impacts behavior can allow parents, caregivers, and social

How does childhood trauma and stress affect our immune system?

Stress from childhood trauma affects our immune system. It alters our natural homeostasis. Consequently, hypothalamic hormones such as vasopressin come into action. The tangible impact of continued stress can be immense, not only for our psychological balance: health will also

Trauma-Informed Care Can Create Healing Experiences for the Child

The CDC features eye-opening statistics regarding trauma on their website. For example, one in four children experiences some type of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. These are ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and have long-lasting impacts on children if not properly

Childhood Trauma and Resilience

Children that have gone through physical, sexual and emotional abuse are survivors and have the ability to be resilient. Resiliency is the ability to overcome adversity and emerge stronger from the situation. In engineering, resilience is the ability of a

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark is Also a Virtual Keynote Speaker!

Derek Clark delivers keynotes digitally through Zoom and other online platforms to inspire your employees, meetings, training and continuing education credits. As COVID 19 has changed our routines and places of employment, we must adapt and change our approach on

Childhood Trauma Keynote Speaker Derek Clark – Here’s What Saved Him?

Derek Clark’s life is one of resilience and redemption. As a child he suffered unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress before being turned over to the psychiatric hospital at age five. His 13 years in the San Francisco bay

7 Ways on How I Overcame My Childhood Trauma

Hi, Derek Clark here. If you have watched my YouTube Channel, you may already know about my terrible childhood past as well as how I ended up in the California foster care system. In short, I lived in constant trauma

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