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Suffer From PTSD Because Of Family? Ways To Detox & Distance – Psychotherapy Crash Course

In this video, I discuss ways to detox and distance yourself from unhealthy, unstable family who may have had a traumatic impact on you. I welcome your comments and questions! *NOTE I’m working on posting the scales/questionnairrs on my website soon. But you can also Google the 2 terms below and download the pdf to… Read More »

"What Happens To You With PTSD?" Neuroscience Of Trauma -Psychotherapy Crash Course

Note: the images of the brain in this video does not reflect the detailed and sophisticated structure of the human brain. These pictures are for demonstration purposes only. *TRIGGER WARNING El Paso Texas: https://www.npr.org/2019/08/06/748527564/stories-of-el-paso-shooting-victims-show-acts-of-self-sacrifice-amid-massacre Dayton OH: https://www.npr.org/2019/08/08/748665339/the-pistol-that-looks-like-a-rifle-the-dayton-shooters-gun. Previous video on the brain and trauma: https://youtu.be/ghbPyM4RWOE I welcome your comments and questions! ——Contact me——- I’m Támara,… Read More »

Understanding Complex Post Traumatic Stress – Psychotherapy Crash Course

It seems to me that a lot of people in today’s society claimed to have post-traumatic stress disorder. One reason is because PTSD has become a “catch-all” phrase for people who have faced painful situations. But the reality is that PTSD requires you meet a set criteria including intensity level in order to be diagnosed.… Read More »

Childhood & Adult PTSD: "Do I Have PTSD From Childhood?"

It seems to me that a lot of people in today’s society claimed to have post-traumatic stress disorder. One reason is because PTSD has become a “catch-all” phrase for people who have faced painful situations. But the reality is that PTSD requires you meet a set criteria including intensity level in order to be diagnosed.… Read More »

"Can I Forgive & Forget?" Post-Traumatic Healing In Parent-Child Relationship- Psychotherapy Crash C

Would you consider your parent abusive? Or do you know somebody who would consider their parent abusive? What’s most difficult for me in discussing this topic is trying silicate understanding of the benefits of forgiveness, growth, I’m healing. It’s never easy to tell someone to forgive or pastor abusive parent. It’s difficult to conceptualize that… Read More »

"Post Traumatic Relationship?" 8 Red Flags Of Destructive People – Psychotherapy Crash Course

If you do a quick search on Youtube on relationships, you may be surprised to find something called “post-traumatic relationship disorder.” I stumbled upon this term when doing some research and couldn’t hardly believe what I was looking at. Firstly, let me just clarify that there is no such diagnostic term as “post-traumatic relationship disorder.”… Read More »

"Is My Brain Traumatized?" Understanding Post Traumatic Stress-Part 2- Psychotherapy Crash Course

Do you know what PTSD or post-traumatic stress feels like? Can you imagine? Trauma is often defined as a terrible event that outweighs a child’s (or adult’s) ability to cope (National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2015). This inability to cope often leads to mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, and even personality disorders such… Read More »

"What Is Wrong With Me?" Post Traumatic Stress – Psychotherapy Crash Course

Do you know what PTSD or post-traumatic stress feels like? Can you imagine? Trauma is often defined as a terrible event that outweighs a child’s (or adult’s) ability to cope (National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2015). This inability to cope often leads to mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, and even personality disorders such… Read More »

Treating PTSD: Common Dangers Of Medicating Trauma Symptoms – Psychotherapy Crash Course

How do you feel about medication? What about medication for PTSD or trauma symptoms? Most people struggle with the thought of medication and having to take it for long periods of time. When I see clients struggling with chronic PTSD which interferes with functionality, I often mention medication as a first-line treatment for them. However,… Read More »

What Is Post-Traumatic Growth? A Practical Understanding

Have you ever heard of the term Post Traumatic Growth? If not, you are not alone. A lot of my clients haven’t heard of the term including a lot of people who have experienced trauma. It isn’t a term that most people talk about. In fact, the term is rather “new” in today’s literature on… Read More »