Tag Archives: complex post-traumatic stress disorder

C-PTSD – Personal Experience (Part 2)

I was diagnosed with C-PTSD in 2014 after experiencing 18 years of consecutive trauma. The consequences of that trauma were debilitating and ultimately left me disabled. I’ve rebuilt my life over these 5 years, but it has taken a lot of hard work. In this video I share my experience recovering from complex trauma and… Read More »

C-PTSD – Overview (Part 1)

For Mental Health Awareness week I made an educational video about one of my mental illnesses, C-PTSD. C-PTSD, otherwise known as complex trauma, is a disorder caused by chronic trauma. It is not (yet) in the DSM but there are 6 clusters of symptoms used to diagnose, which I explain in this video. This video… Read More »

PTSD & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children &Teenagers

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Teenagers When we hear the word PTSD, images of soldiers and veterans spring to mind. For decades, people associated post traumatic stress disorder with terrifying events that occurred during a war, in fact, until the 1980’s this stress disorder was known as… Read More »

The Kavanagh Sisters Podcast – Episode 7 – Child Sexual Abuse and CPTSD

Child Sexual Abuse and CPTSD. ‘Trigger Warning’ if you or someone you know has been affected by sexual abuse please remember the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre 24-Hour Helpline 1800 77 888 In today’s podcast we will discuss Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) and how it impacted our lives, which in turn we hope will… Read More »

My Rode Reel 2019 – 'Quiet Chaos'

*CONTAINS BATTLE FIELD NOISE* I have been planning to make this film; highlighting my own personal struggles with complex post-traumatic stress disorder for a long time. As soon as I saw the ‘MY RØDE REEL 2019’ competition I finally had the drive to make the film. I would personally like to thank RØDE for the… Read More »

Starting Over After Narcissistic Abuse (looking ahead)

Starting Over After Narcissistic Abuse (year in review) asks What Part of Your life is Changing for the Better? When we are kids we down the road excited by all the ways we will improve,, all the things that will get better. In our youth oriented society we will spend most of or lives trying… Read More »

Trauma and Borderline Personality Disorder (9 signs of BPD)| Evening TV

Trauma and Borderline Personality Disorder (9 signs of BPD ) is a video for everyone asking the question Borderline or CPTSD? What’s Wrong With Me? We explore the 9 factors that are said to distinguish BPD from trauma or other diagnoses found in the DSM. I give my opinion on the various diagnoses people are… Read More »

VLOG: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Keywords: addiction, anxiety, cognitive behavioral therapy, complex post traumatic stress disorder, CPTSD, depression, existential crisis, mental health, mental illness, psychotherapy, trauma, vlog, vlogging Originally recorded Jul 10, 2008 Source: Youtube

What PTSD and C-PTSD Is Really Like| I filmed my PTSD attack

I’ve been struggling with PTSD for quite some time. It’s not getting better. The flashbacks are constant, the fear is constant, and the panic is constant. C-PTSD has changed me in to an entirely different human. I feel broken. Source: Youtube