Tag Archives: c-ptsd

Developmental Trauma Disorder: Rebuilding Connection Between An Estranged Mother and Daughter

In this dramatized therapy session you meet Kate and her daughter Dani in their first therapy session with Dr. Bill Saltzman. This session is taking place 1 year after the sudden and traumatic loss of Jim, their husband and father. Dr. Saltzman helps Kate and Dani each express their feelings and concerns, while also letting… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 11): Why me? Technique/Activity That Helped Me #4

Why me? It is a common question to wrestle with during life’s storms. The storms of life will come. We cannot calm the storms. But, we CAN find calm in the storm. In his episode, Trevor Swenson talks about his change in perspective after wrestling with and struggling with the question: Why me?!? Look for… Read More »

What is C-PTSD? Inside Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is C-PTSD? We’re talking about PTSD, but not just PTSD… we’re talking about C-PTSD which is a more complex form of PTSD. The C stands for “complex” – but it could also stand for “common.” We’re finding more and more people have PTSD or C-PTSD and more and more professionals are becoming comfortable with… Read More »

Episode 15 – Taming Dragons: Trauma & Its Effects

Lyra Adams speaks of how past traumas can hang on and effect us, even without us realizing this is what is going on. Along with discussing the types of trauma, Lyra goes into Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) and how it differs from PTSD. Questions or comments – hello@lyraadams.com Website: https://www.lyraadams.com Click HERE for… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 15): My Alcoholism in PTSD

Pain. Suffering. Loneliness. Hopelessness. Anxiety. Depression. Trapped. Triggered. Alcohol works. It works in the WRONG direction of your healing and recovery from PTSD, Trauma & Stressor-related Disorder and unresolved trauma. It masks anxiety, depression, flashbacks, relational issues and your purpose, only to rear its head as it gains strength…and your symptoms and trauma remain. You… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 10): Write it down! Techniques/Activities that Helped Me #2

In this episode, Trevor shares something simple that has been effective for him in feeling well during difficult times in the battle with PTSD. TELL/WRITE/TEXT people how much they mean to you; point out their gifts. Speak of their value, importance and worth in your life. Coaches, educators, warriors, parents, siblings, healthcare providers, neighbors, pastors…the… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 9): Boundaries…Technique/Activity That Helped Me #1

Any valuable asset needs and deserves boundaries to keep the negative out. Right? You wouldn’t leave a 10-carat diamond laying in the middle of your driveway! You are worth more than any pile of diamonds. Your self-worth is not only unique and invaluable, but it also deserves to be protected…with purpose. Trevor Swenson, who is… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 1): The Purpose of My Pain, Suffering & Loss

Diagnosed with Trauma & Stressor Disorder, Trevor Swenson lays the foundation for his purpose in discussing his personal journey with life altering trauma. Authentic discussion, topics of interest, symptoms, healing activities, relationship lessons, encouragement, the tearing away of stigma and stereotypes, and hope of healing and open conversations is the objective. This series will walk… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 4): My Trauma is Not YOUR Trauma

Trauma has many faces. Trauma affects everyone differently. Trauma does not discriminate. Combat, accidents, death, illness, physical abuse, sexual abuse and violence are all common roots of trauma. There are many other areas of trauma that can have a very deep, damaging and real effect on people as well. Verbal abuse, emotional abuse, narcissistic abuse,… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 5): What Does It Feel Like to Have PTSD?

It is very important to bring to light one of the silent & invisible injuries that too many people suffer quietly with. The need for understanding, treatment, support and compassion is important with any injury, including PTSD. One of the challenges of navigating the effects of trauma is that they are mostly invisible to those… Read More »