The importance of trauma counselling Trauma, according to the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP), can be defined as a deep psychological wound that has a profound impact on the emotional wellbeing and everyday functioning of the sufferer. It can result from but is not limited to being a victim of viloent crime, family abuse, hijacking, rape, and even chronic illness.

The importance of trauma counselling

Trauma, according to the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP), can be defined as a deep psychological wound that has a profound impact on the emotional wellbeing and everyday functioning of the sufferer. It can result from but is not limited to being a victim of viloent crime, family abuse, hijacking, rape, and even chronic illness.

What does trauma look like? There are long term consequences experienced by those with trauma, which can include: The sufferers’ thoughts become overwhelmed and consumed by the traumatic incident Concentration is incredibly difficult, if not impossible Poor...
Lifting tech ideas into reality with a smart operations mindset Ryan Green, Co-Founder and COO at AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response platform, says allowing the founding team to play to their strengths has ensured AURA’s quick growth and continued success.

Lifting tech ideas into reality with a smart operations mindset

Ryan Green, Co-Founder and COO at AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response platform, says allowing the founding team to play to their strengths has ensured AURA’s quick growth and continued success.

Aura Ryan Green Kramerville Johannesburg 17 March 2021 Photograph: John Hogg Turning a lightbulb moment into a workable strategy and transforming concepts into concrete plans, especially within a startup, requires a blend of big picture thinking and an eye for detail...
Staying Calm During A Medical Emergency Many of us will likely bear witness to a medical emergency at some point in our lives, while few of us have professional medical training. While every medical emergency is different, there are a few simple techniques that most people are capable of that can be applied to improve the patient’s outcome and potentially save a life.

Staying Calm During A Medical Emergency

Many of us will likely bear witness to a medical emergency at some point in our lives, while few of us have professional medical training. While every medical emergency is different, there are a few simple techniques that most people are capable of that can be applied to improve the patient’s outcome and potentially save a life.

If you ever find yourself on the scene of a medical emergency, remember to do the following: 1 Stay calm Don’t let the chaos of the situation and the reaction of those around you panic you; and most importantly do not be afraid of the patient. He or she is more afraid...
How app-based security services can help address gender-based violence in SA Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa requires a multi-faceted approach. Technological innovations such as app-based security services can play a valuable role.

How app-based security services can help address gender-based violence in SA

Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa requires a multi-faceted approach. Technological innovations such as app-based security services can play a valuable role.

Finding ways to drastically reduce GBV in South Africa has never been more urgent. South Africa has very high rates of violence against women and victims of GBV.  But these numbers have skyrocketed during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period, which has lead...