Tag Archives: Recovery

Sexual Assault, Mental Health, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Part 2 of 2

Welcome to Alive to Thrive OT, with Lauren and Tracy! Mental Health, Sexual Assault, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Episode 2. In Episode 1, we begin to interview Jenna Harper who is a sexual assault advocate and trauma specialist. We talk about current sexual assault statistics and what the implication of those statistics are on… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

When a person experiences or witnesses a life threatening event, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may result. This video discusses symptoms, obtaining an accurate diagnosis, possible treatments, and self-help tips. More information on Tammy’s work: http://www.fletchertherapy.com MORE RESOURCES National Institute of Mental Health PTSD page: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml United States Department of Veterans Affairs PTSD information: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/index.asp… Read More »

Recovering From Workplace PTSD Audiobook (Kevin William Grant)- Introduction

This audiobook is available on Audible, Amazon, and Apple Books: https://www.audible.com/search?keywords=recovering+from+workplace+ptsd+Kevin+William+grant https://books.apple.com/ca/audiobook/recovering-from-workplace-ptsd-recovery-guide-for-mental/id1481898853 Review the audiobook introduction from my book “Recovering from Workplace PTSD: A Recovery Guide for Mental Health Professionals and PTSD Survivors”. Part of the “Workplace Mental Health Series”. The audiobook is available for free with an Audible trial or subscription. I’d love to… Read More »

21 – Obstacles in Recovery: How to Cope with Anxiety, Depression and PTSD

Have you ever felt crippled by anxiety and the traumatic effects of life? If so, join us for this enlightening episode as we hear from McCall Dempsey (you may remember her from episode #14). She shares the process of choosing to stay in eating disorder recovery even in the midst of depression, trauma, and PTSD.… Read More »

From a Wheelchair to Walking – My Recovery Journals #001

Today I went for a swim. Swimming has been really helping me a lot. The water sliding across my legs really strikes up my fibromyalgia and neve damage, but it does feel very good to be in the water. I am very hopeful for the future. More info about me below. – WHAT IS THIS… Read More »


Complex post-traumatic stress disorder, or C-PTSD, is the result of prolonged exposure to trauma. Whereas PTSD reflects a disorder that derives from a short-lived traumatic experience like a car accident or sexual assault, C-PTSD stems from instances of ongoing chronic trauma like domestic violence, being held in captivity or ongoing childhood physical/sexual abuse. Imagine feeling… Read More »

Treating PTSD: The Movie Theater Technique | Bruce Teall | TEDxFlourCity

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects many individuals including 10% of our veterans – even as far back as the Vietnam War. Bruce Teal describe a new treatment that has a significantly higher success rate in an average of just three therapy sessions Bruce Teall, LCSW-R is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice. He has… Read More »

6 Tips for Caregivers

6 tips for caregivers, from my own experience with dealing with CPTSD and being married. Youtube Resources for mental health: Narcissistic Abuse Victim Syndrome: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTW-v6fyMnnYByd92MaIgEQ Lisa A Romano: https://www.youtube.com/user/lisaaromano1 Sam from Narcissism Survivor: https://www.youtube.com/user/NarcissimSurvivor Kati Morton: https://www.youtube.com/user/KatiMorton Discord Servers: CPTSD: https://discord.gg/YE2eN6K Triggered Care: https://discord.gg/EbMxBy Facebook Trigger Care: https://facebook.com/triggeredcare/ Email: ptsdcentral101@gmail.com Source: Youtube

How Do we Love those who Hurt us?

I was asked this question in response to a meme going around at the moment. And it’s a vital question we need real answers too, for our own health and well being. Complex Trauma Academy:https://theacademyforcomplextrauma.thinkific.com Source: Youtube