Childhood Trauma to Triumph: How I Didn’t Let My Childhood Trauma Infect My Future. It Hurts but Healing is Necessary. Feel – Deal – Heal.

Hi, Derek Clark here. If you’ve watched my videos, you may already know about my terrible past and how I ended up in the California foster care system. In short, I lived in constant trauma for many years of my

How Childhood Trauma Leads to ‘Emotional Scars’

How Childhood Trauma Leads to ‘Emotional Scars’ People who have been a victim of child abuse or being neglected in their youth are more often confronted with depression and anxiety. Moreover, the course of these psychological disorders is more often

The 1 Inspirational TED Talk You’ve Probably Never Seen Before On Trauma, Resilience & Redemption!

Before Derek Clark was a motivational speaker on trauma and inspirational keynote speaker, he was a survivor of horrific child abuse, abandoned at a psychiatric unit and then placed into foster care for thirteen years… all of this by the

The Surprise Findings of Adverse Childhood Experiences ACE Study That Everyone Needs to Know

ACE Study (Adverse Childhood Experiences = Negative Experiences in Childhood) by Vincent Felitti and his team, has been a large-scale study that takes an extended period. It analyzed not only sexual abuse but all youth traumas and their cohesion. Instead

Trauma! How Early Childhood Trauma Starts – Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience

Trauma informed keynote speaker Derek Clark is a survivor who delivers a riveting account of how he suffered prenatal abuse at the hands of his abusive father. Did you know that children who suffer early childhood trauma can suffer physical

As a Child in Foster Care, I Was Shocked at How Quickly The Professionals Labeled Me Based Upon My Behavior. I Was a Grieving Child That Had Suffered Brutal Trauma!

Don’t use labels to define a child. Children should not be predetermined to fail. Labels can follow a child for years to come and eventually define them. Words have great power that can reinforce positive or negative value. The labels

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