Tag Archives: c-ptsd

NARM and Agency

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving childhood trauma. Children who have experienced early trauma – adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – were placed in positions where they were helpless and at the mercy of others/their environment for them to be OK. As adults, we are designed to develop increased capacities to be… Read More »

How to Date Like You Had a NORMAL Childhood

Childhood PTSD can make it almost impossible to form (and keep) healthy romantic relationships. More than most people, we tend to rush in, get overly intense emotionally, and then stay in bad situations because we’re afraid to be alone. People who had trauma in childhood CAN have good relationships, but sometimes we need a new… Read More »

Brain Dysregulation: How to Know If It's Happening (and What to Do About It)

Adults who experienced early trauma are prone to dysregulation of the brain and nervous system, especially in response to stress. Dysregulation, in turn, can trigger (or exacerbate) depression, anxiety, illness, addiction and emotional outbursts. So clearly, learning to re-regulate is the first step in healing the effects of Childhood PTSD. If you think you may… Read More »

Chemical Imbalance? Or Just Childhood PTSD?

Millions of people — more than 1 in 7 in the U.S alone — are taking psychiatric drugs for depression and anxiety. It’s not clear, however, that they are helpful for treating the effects of early trauma. These symptoms may include depression and anxiety, but rather than a chemical imbalance, the cause may indeed stem… Read More »

Flashbacks After Narcissistic Abuse A Symptom Of C-ptsd

Flashbacks after narcissistic abuse are a symptom of C-PTSD. The royal we identifies these flashbacks as both harmful and helpful. 📚NEW COURSE ▶︎ https://the-royal-we.teachable.com/p/acceptance JOIN 🙌INSTA→ https://www.instagram.com/jointheroyalwe/ Source: Youtube

MENTAL HEALTH MONDAY: Stuck Points – what are they and how to beat them.

#ptsd #warstories #vlog Hello! Thanks for watching! Much love and respect. I am a 13 year veteran of the Canadian Army. I served on 4 tours of duty; between Bosnia and Afghanistan. I was also a police officer. All of this has left me with extreme PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder). My goal here is… Read More »

CPTSD & Relationships: Who Causes the Damage? Who Can Heal It? (Excerpt from My New Dating Course)

Childhood PTSD can have a devastating effect on our entire lives — especially in our romantic partnerships. It can feel hopeless, but the great news is, when we focus on the part of our problem where we played a role, we CAN change. In this short excerpt from my new online course, “Dating and Relationships… Read More »