Tag Archives: Recovery

Writing PTSD

Easily one of the disorders used the most in writing–writers are mean–there is a lot to consider when giving your character PTSD. Let’s discuss what’s done right and what is often missed. For a great story demonstrating PTSD, check out Benjamin Bass’ “Alone in the Light” : https://www.amazon.com/Alone-Light-Benjamin-W-Bass/dp/1733278605/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1590190861&sr=8-1 Follow me on Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/CatherineBowse2… Read More »

Ep 13 Growing Up Poor and That One Fucking Kid Clarence

Growing up with demons, perverts and the looming end of the world was bad enough but add the effects of growing up “American Poor” as I call it, and I was tormented. In this episode I tell the public humiliation story from a punk ass bully named Clarence and explain the roots of contradictions in… Read More »

Psych Talks: PTSD | Dr. Dipti Bhakta

I had the pleasure of sitting down (virtually) with psychiatrist Dr. Bhakta and discussing trauma, PTSD, and how to overcome traumatic events with the power of resiliency. Learn more: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml For more music: https://www.instagram.com/robynroseart/ Source: Youtube

PTSD Treatment: Exposure therapy to promote recovery

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can present as a serious obstacle to recovery. Prolonged Exposure (Foa, Hembree, Rothbaum, & Rauch) is an efficient and effective treatment for individuals with PTSD and psychosis. This webinar provides an overview of Prolonged Exposure for PTSD and how it can interact with psychosis. Source: Youtube

Complex Ptsd: Developing a Healthy Sleep Routine

The one question we need to ask to help us develop our unique sleep routine plus the option I found to help me have a healthy sleep routine. FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/complextptsd/ Learn more: https://healingfromcomplexptsd.com/ Source: Youtube

PTSD Background: An obstacle to recovery

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can present as a serious obstacle to recovery. Individuals begin avoiding the memory of the traumatic event and the the reminders of the event. This cycle leads to more anxiety, less activity and a smaller life to live. When combined with psychosis, the symptom of PTSD can act as an accelerant.… Read More »

Spiritual Abuse, the Dallas Conference, and COVID-19 with Dr. Cyndi Matthews and Kathyrn Keller Ph.D

Session 20, Cult Recovery and Family Support NOT Cancelled Series Speakers from the upcoming Dallas event are featured. Register for the upcoming event here: https://www.spiritualabuseresources.c… Moderator: Ashlen Hilliard, Assistant to the Executive Director ICSA Kathryn Keller, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor in Dallas, TX. She co-owns a group counseling… Read More »

EP 3: Understanding Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome An African American Experience (Part 2)

Join Kaii Marie as she discusses the second symptom of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Ever Present Anger. What causes ever present anger? Dr. DeGruy says, “much of the anger is a reaction to our hopes and dreams being continuously undermined by the institutions which govern us and racism that permeates American society.” Kaii Marie will… Read More »

Complex Ptsd: Recognising & Learning to Manage Anxiety

Recognising Anxiety in ourselves and others gives us the chance to begin the healing process. #togetherwecan New Website: https://healingfromcomplexptsd.com/ Free Resource Library: https://healingfromcomplexptsd.thinkific.com/courses/free-complexptsd-resources Source: Youtube

"Let It Be" – Beatles (COVER) Performed By Eric Simmons and Jeff West

***THIS IS NOT MY OWN WORK*** This is a cover of “Let It Be” originally written and performed by The Beatles. I wanted to share with you guys Hope! I know times are difficult right now and sometimes it is easy to get stuck in our heads and let fear set in because we do… Read More »

Complex Ptsd: Essential Questions for working with a Therapist

After reading about unhelpful advice one of our global family members received from a Therapist I put together this must have list for us to use when engaging with a Therapist to ensure we are headed into healing and recovery. Find the Infographic in our Free Complex Ptsd Library – https://healingfromcomplexptsd.thinkific.com/courses/free-complexptsd-resources Source: Youtube

"Yesterday" -The Beatles (Cover) Eric Simmons and Jeff West

***THIS IS NOT OUR OWN WORK*** We wanted to give you guys a cover song of Yesterday originally performed by The Beatles. It is one of my favorite songs. Enjoy! LET YOUR CREATIVE JUICES FLOW!!!! 🤟 Subscribe for more information on addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, suicide, and other behavioral and mental health issues. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_e…… Read More »

Complex Ptsd & the Benefits of Ashwaghanda

I was looking to understand why no matter what I did I couldn’t lose weight and came across how our trauma response hasn’t turned off thereby we end up with an excess of cortisol. This is what happened after I started the Ashwaghanda to combat the excess cortisol, then I ran out! Free Complex Ptsd… Read More »