Bay Area Psychologists on Why Trauma Makes Some Stronger

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"Success" may not be something often associated with trauma, but two Bay Area psychologists have spent years examining success in the wake of suffering and distress. We discuss what makes certain individuals achieve great things after great suffering with the authors of "Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success."


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David Feldman, associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University and co-author of "Supersurvivors"

Lee Kravetz, psychotherapist and co-author of "Supersurvivors"