Outsourcing Compassion


In recent decades, violent and traumatic events in the United States have given rise to a new industry: trauma counseling. In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, thousands of workplaces brought in these counseling teams in to help employees talk about their experiences. It turns out many of these “debriefing” sessions were based on limited science.

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