Betty Teng

A Toxic Mix of Tech, Trump and Media Has Created a Monster That's Constantly Traumatizing Us All

Parts of this article appeared in the book The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President (St. Martin's Press, 2017). This material is reprinted with permission from the author and publisher.

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How to Cope with the Trauma of Trump

I am a trauma therapist in New York City. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, both my patients and colleagues were in shock. Many of them told me they felt unsafe and vulnerable. “I feel like I did after 9/11,” one said. “People on the subways look like they are in mourning,” said another.

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