Tag Archives: developmental trauma

Developmental Trauma Disorder: Rebuilding Connection Between An Estranged Mother and Daughter

In this dramatized therapy session you meet Kate and her daughter Dani in their first therapy session with Dr. Bill Saltzman. This session is taking place 1 year after the sudden and traumatic loss of Jim, their husband and father. Dr. Saltzman helps Kate and Dani each express their feelings and concerns, while also letting… Read More »

Combat PTSD: It's Okay To Say I'm Not Okay With Jay Allen

PTSD can happen anywhere to anyone. Just like any mental disease, it strongly affects everything that comes in your way especially when symptoms are left untreated. Combat Veteran, motivational speaker, and author of Battlefield 2 Boardroom,  Jay Allen, believes being conscious about the condition’s existence in your system allows you to suffer less from combat… Read More »

freeze response and complex PTSD

why is it that some people freeze? why did I have this “out of body” experience? The freeze response is a key predictor if someone is going to develop PTSD or not…. get free 3 part video series https://www.tanjawindegger.com/p/life_after_trauma *** join our closed FB group *** https://www.facebook.com/groups/124457354918524/ ————————————– follow me on social media 🙂 ————————————–… Read More »

NARM in Relation to Other Models for Developmental Trauma

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is a therapeutic approach for addressing the long-term effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and offers a promising approach for resolving Complex Trauma (C-PTSD). Complex Trauma emerges out of unresolved attachment, relational and developmental trauma. This leads to the disruption of neurobiological pathways that create psychological, behavioral and physical symptoms,… Read More »

CPTSD: How a Lack of BOUNDARIES Makes Your Isolation WORSE

For a deeper dive into all the symptoms of Childhood PTSD — how they happen, and what to do — take my online course Healing Childhood PTSD: https://crappychildhoodfairy.lpages.co/fairy-course-tf-from-youtube I just released a low-cost mini-course featuring extended versions of my Isolation series videos, plus bonus videos from my most popular videos of all time. You can… Read More »

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 »