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Trauma and the Best Ways to Help the Victims: Dr. Deborah Rodriguez interview
Posted on Friday, October 11, 2019
Welcome to the 5th Episode of the Dr. J Show, where we bring the world's experts to talk about the issues that face families and the faithful.
Dr. Rodriguez is a general pediatrician in Tacoma, WA, who sees patients from birth to college. She has a special focus on working with children, families,
and adults who have experienced trauma in their lives. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect.
She is a member of the Catholic Medical Society and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations. She works in ministry to adult survivors of abuse
including survivors of human trafficking. She uses a model of long-term healing and restoration. She has given presentations to community and medical
groups on the science of trauma and toxic stress and on human trafficking awareness and prevention. She also facilitates peer support groups for survivors
of abuse through the Maria Goretti Network in the Seattle area. She is married, mother to three children, and serves her church as lector, catechist
and mentor. She contributed two chapters to the book Abuse of Trust by Allen Hebert.