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About Philip Stoneman
Philip Stoneman was previously the Founding Director of the iThemba Rape and Trauma Support Centre. Philip has been a trainer for the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress (SAITS) since 2008 and has facilitated a number of workshops for SAITS for the Gauteng Department of Health and Department of Community Safety. A motivated, personable business professional with a successful 10-year track record in the field of trauma support, he has facilitated training in the field of victim empowerment and trauma support/crisis intervention with various stakeholders such as SAITS, SAP and other community organisations.
Category Archives: Understanding Trauma
Although trauma has been with us throughout history, (war, disaster, violence) the concept of trauma or traumatic stress has only been acknowledged or named as such in the last 150 years or so. According to Friedman, clinical attention only began … Continue reading
By Pat Kingsley: B.Psyche intern The sexual abuse of children wreaks lasting damage in the lives of victims. If survivors are not given the necessary physical, emotional and psychological support and treatment after such an event, a person can experience … Continue reading