Tag Archives: DBT

Trauma RECOVERY: Practical Therapy for OCD/PTSD – Littlest Lady

Littlest Lady sheds some light on her recovery from OCD, trauma and abuse as well as how she believes she navigated her journey without using substances. ▼ see below for links & more ▼ Jessica Emily (Littlest Lady) is a mental health advocate currently based in New Zealand, originally from the United Kingdom. She has… Read More »

My C-PTSD Misdiagnosis Story (I thought I had Bipolar Disorder for 10 years)

***GREAT RESOURCES:*** What is C-PTSD? https://www.beautyafterbruises.org/what-is-cptsd Understanding Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder https://www.healthline.com/health/cptsd#support Why Trauma-Related Emotional Dysregulation is frequently misdiagnosed as Bipolar Disorder Why Trauma-Related Emotional Dysregulation is frequently misdiagnosed as Bipolar Disorder Nadine Burke Harris — How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime Still Face Experiment: Dr. Edward Tronick Misdiagnosed Bipolar Disorder Reveals Itself… Read More »

5 Things I'm doing to become my Children's Life Coach (Dad) Narcissistic Mom and Dad with BPD/PTSD

Instead of worrying and ruminating I had to become Children’s life Coach, as best as I can. My Children 29,28,19,17 are survivors of a PTSD Quiet BPD Father and Narcissistic Mom and Step Mother. After my complete nervous breakdown in 2016, I had to stand in my truth or face death by insanity and the… Read More »

Complex PTSD and Fawning

Pete Walker talks, in his book, “Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving,” about discovering your “trauma subtype.” The “fawn type,” as he describes it, is a person who learned to please others and work to stay in their good favor in order to feel safe. Often the children of narcissistic parents, people who’ve learned to… Read More »

Part 2 – The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol: Integrated Care for PTSD.

Part 2 – The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol: Integrated Care for PTSD. Presenters: Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW, Senior Director of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Insight Behavioral Health; Andrea Stone, PsyD, Directory of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Insight Behavioral Health Center; and Jenni Schaeffer, Author, National Recovery Advocate for Eating Recovery Center… Read More »

Part 1: The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol

Part 1 – The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol: A New Approach for the Treatment of PTSD & Complex Comorbidities. Presenters: Andrea Stone, PsyD, Directory of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Insight Behavioral Health Center and Jenni Schaeffer, Author, National Recovery Advocate for Eating Recovery Center https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/ Source: Youtube

Borderline Personality Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Comorbidity and Treatment

“Borderline Personality Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” Originally Aired: April 12, 2018 Speaker: Martin Bohus, MD, Heidelberg University, Germany Over half of patients with BPD also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Bohus, an expert clinician and researcher, discusses this co-occurrence between BPD and PTSD. He elaborates on the evidence-based treatment he has developed,… Read More »

7 Tips to Stop Hypervigilence from PTSD

Hypervigilance is extreme or excessive vigilance : the state of being highly or abnormally alert to potential danger or threat. This can be caused by PTSD, anxiety or even paranoia (associated with another mental illness). It can cause us to be extremely sensitive to our surroundings, and even perceive dangers that are not real (ie.… Read More »