Reflections on the Holocaust and the War in Ukraine from the Perspective of a Grandchild of Holocaust Survivors

April 28, 2022

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is Thursday, April 28, 2022. For several decades, the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) has been researching the effects of the Holocaust on survivor families. A qualitative research project at Council for Relationships, TTP has interviewed 307 survivors, spouses, children, and grandchildren. TTP’s first book, Transcending Trauma, focused on the…

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Discovering Transformative Family Narratives

 Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT is a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist with over 30 years of experience. Her expertise includes trauma, marital/relationship conflict, sexual dysfunction, and infertility and adoption. Dr. Hollander-Goldfein is also the Director of the Transcending Trauma Project. “To thine own self be true”   This Shakespearean quote that has always stuck with…

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Holding Life and the Reality of Death on this International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust that resulted in the annihilation of six million European Jews as well as millions of others by the Nazi Regime during WWII. The day was designated by the United National General Assembly Resolution on November 1, 2005. The resolution…

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Staff Therapist, Bea Hollander remembers Holocaust during visit in Poland

To commemorate approximately six million Jews and five million others who lost their lives during the Holocaust, Dr. Hollander has written an article entitled “We must be vigilant about our humanity.” For a pdf of the article, please click here.   Holocaust Remembrance Day April 23, 2017 By Bea Hollander-Goldfein I went to Poland this…

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