Tag Archives: complex trauma

Friends & family reaction to my PTSD diagnosis | Jen & Pharaby #lifewithaservicedog #PTSD

In this video I share how friends and family reacted & responded to me when I shared my PTSD diagnosis. The results were shocking. I thought it would be interesting to share this info. I know I am not the only one who has gotten a shocking reaction. I was recently in a conversation with… Read More »

PTSD vs Complex Trauma by Traci Baxendale Ball

This vlog shares the author’s insights as she navigates writing about relational trauma to inform and inspire others to recover. Today she focused on writing about the difference between PTSD and Complex Trauma because many of her patients seek her out after being told they do not have PTSD but are not able to come… Read More »

PTSD: How, what and why?

Making sense of why PTSD occurs in some people and not in others. There are factors which reduce the risk of a trauma event becoming PTSD. PTSD is characterised by “Trauma Memories” which are unlike “Narrative Memories” as they are fragmented memories which have overwhelming emotions and a sense of recency. Most of all there… Read More »

Four Truths about Complex PTSD: Addiction, Self Esteem and True Healing

Four Truths about Addiction, Low Self Esteem and True Healing. You need to hear these now!!! #mentalhealth #addiction #childhoodtrauma #complextrauma #spiritualgrowth #cptsd #selfesteem DO YOU VALUE THIS CHANNEL? CLICK HERE FOR YES! https://paypal.me/KarunaHubfortheHeart KARUNA has completed in-depth studies with the world’s finest meditation masters and spiritual teachers. She holds undergraduate and advanced degrees and she… Read More »


Emotional abusers seek to control another person by discrediting, isolating and silencing them; the symptoms of abuse involve depression, loss of confidence, and a fog of confusion around what’s actually true. Sound familiar? SO many people with CPTSD are telling me they’re having the SAME symptoms as a result of lockdown and the cultural “ether”… Read More »

Practical Self Care for Abandonment Depression/Depression

If you’re needing real life, practical self care tips to help with depression join me in quick and time effective ways to take care of yourself and your home as you move through your depression. We need to take care of ourselves to maintain our health. Free Complex Ptsd Library: https://healingfromcomplexptsd.com/courses/free-complex-ptsd-resource-library/ Certified Trauma Recovery Coaching:… Read More »

MORE Things NEVER TO SAY to People with CPTSD

Last week I listed four MINIMIZING things people say that are unhelpful and just plain WRONG! This week I’m covering four MORE things people say to people with CPTSD and this week it’s all around telling you what you “must” do to heal. Ew!!! You’ll find all my COURSES here: https://courses.crappychildhoodfairy.com Not sure if you… Read More »

5 Types Of Unhealed Trauma

We’ve all experienced some sort of trauma, and sometimes it can lead to one of the 5 types of unhealed trauma. What are the types of trauma? The 5 types of traumas are discussed in this video are big T trauma, small T trauma, acute trauma, chronic trauma, and complex trauma. Where does PTSD fit?… Read More »


One of the toughest topics we can approach it Human Trafficking. This is a topic that is tough, but also complex. In this interview, Susanne Crane and Steve Mayeda talk about CPTSD (Complex PTSD, or Complex Trauma) human trafficking, and addiction. This is a tough set of questions. Tough topic and I think we need… Read More »

The TRUTH About the Effects of Childhood PTSD

When I learned the truth about childhood trauma and complex PTSD, at first I was really angry… here I talk about the way I learned the facts, and how that explained so much about why everything I’d tried hadn’t worked. Below are links to the free webinar and other resources mentioned in the video: Sign… Read More »

What is the Difference Between Acute, Chronic, and Complex Trauma?

This video describes the difference between acute, chronic, and complex trauma. When I use the word trauma, I’m referring to trauma as it’s looked at in the definition of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health disorder that requires a qualifying traumatic event. These different types of trauma are sometimes used in determining what kind… Read More »

CPTSD: The Number One Reason Your PAST is Making You MISERABLE

I’ve noticed TWO BASIC types of comments on my channel, and one of them feels STUCK AND MISERABLE. In this video I talk about the patterns of people who are HEALING, vs. those who get stuck. Register now for my online course HEALING CHILDHOOD PTSD: http://bit.ly/39NxUBo Not sure if you’re affected by abuse and neglect?… Read More »