Family Secrets

Family Secrets

Diana Flacks, along with producer Rosie Fernandez, investigate the long term psychological effects of keeping family secrets in their new CBC Radio podcast, featuring an interview with the Trauma and Mental Health Report’s founder and editor Dr. Robert Muller.

Curious about the reasons secrets were kept in her own family, Flacks examines why we hide parts of our lives from the people we are closest to,and speaks with Muller about his latest book Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up:  From Avoidance to Recovery and Growth, which looks at fascinating accounts of secrets and the effects that intergenerational trauma has on families.

Listen to the podcast here:

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