Tag Archives: developmental trauma

NARM Survival Styles: Psychobiological Adaptations to Developmental Trauma

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving Complex Trauma (C-PTSD). Complex Trauma emerges out of unresolved attachment, relational and developmental trauma. This leads to distortions of personality development, or the Self. The disruption of neurobiological pathways leads to psychological, behavioral and physical symptoms and disorders. So many adults are suffering from the… Read More »

VIDEO WORKSHOP: A Day with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. | Integration of Mind, Brain, and Body

Integration of Mind, Brain, and Body, in the Treatment of Trauma discusses the latest developments in treating trauma and understanding the connection between trauma and development. Bessel van der Kolk is a leading researcher and thought-leader as well as the author of “The Body Keeps the Score.” Mark Schwartz, formerly with Masters and Johnson, has… Read More »


Post traumatic disorder is not as black and white as many people may thing. It can come from a seemingly simple or small event, what has been said, done, or experienced by the individual. Because of these events, it may cause people to avoid, feel angry, upset, disappointed, may start to self blame and feel… Read More »

Toxic shame and complex PTSD

Trauma and abuse leaves you filled with debilitating toxic shame. It’s like every cell in your body is marinating in it – it feels impossible to shake of that shame because it’s just so deep. Here’s also a link to blog post with same additional tips and exercises https://www.tanjawindegger.com/blog/toxic-shame Here’s a booklet with my top… Read More »

Welcome to the Crappy Childhood Fairy Channel!

Hi community, here’s a brand new intro video — My name is Anna (also known as the Crappy Childhood Fairy), and I help people recognize and heal the symptoms of Childhood PTSD. This short intro video tells you what my work is about. You can learn more on my blog: https://crappychildhoodfairy.com You may be interested… Read More »

complex PTSD and feeling unwanted

when you grow up feeling unwanted and unlovable, you most likely also have feelings of hate, disgust, shame… towards yourself. what do we do about this? To register for live training webinar on brain function and cPTSD symptoms go to this page https://www.tanjawindegger.com/live-webinar-cptsd-brain ———————————————————————————— Please SHARE and help me reach people who may suffer in… Read More »

PTSD from Childhood? Teach Yourself Better Friendship Skills

For people with PTSD from childhood, building close friendships isn’t always easy. You may not have had role models, and strong reactions can get in the way. Luckily friendship is a skill you can learn! The Crappy Childhood Fairy covers ten tips to make better friends by being a better friend. Read more about Childhood… Read More »

what does it feel like to be triggered – complex PTSD

those vivid flashbacks and nightmares – why can’t I just snap out of it? why can’t I just do all the grounding techniques I learnt…. complex PTSD Free 3 part video series on cPTSD https://www.tanjawindegger.com/p/life_after_trauma ***join our closed FB group*** https://www.facebook.com/groups/124457354918524/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/livingwithcomplexPTSD/ https://au.pinterest.com/complexptsdandt/pins/ Tweets by PTSD_complex https://www.instagram.com/tanjawindegger/ Source: Youtube

Moments of Connection: Religious Trauma & NARM

Jenny Winkel, a trauma practitioner and specialist in working with Religious Trauma Syndrome, and Brad Kammer, a fellow trauma practitioner and specialist in working with complex trauma, engage in a fascinating dialogue on the process of healing from fundamentalist, religious trauma. Jenny shares both her professional and personal experience of healing the wounds from a… Read More »

Childhood PTSD and Loneliness — How to Begin Healing

Childhood PTSD is, in essence, an injury to our ability to connect with others. That’s why so many adults who were traumatized as kids struggle with relationships, feeling disconnected in relationships or avoiding any deep or lasting connections. In this video excerpted from my new online course, “Healing Childhood PTSD,” you can learn about how… Read More »