Judy Dercksen

Judy Dercksen

Judy Dercksen is a family doctor and writer. Her medical articles about complex PTSD and chronic pain have been published in the British Columbia Medical Association Journal, Canadian Medical Association Journal, and Medical Post. Non-fiction and fictional stories published in the Vancouver Sun and Emerge 2020. She lives with her husband, two birds, and her baby Thor, a bearded dragon. Her other baby is her website, https://painimprovement.com. Judy recommends Pain BC as her charity of choice.

The siren sound of labouring mothers—groans and intermittent screams—came from behind the swing doors, and, when we pushed them open, we were greeted with the smell of bleach and Dettol.

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