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Trauma Specialist, Babette Rothschild: Description of Dual Awareness for treating PTSD

This clip is from an extended interveiw with psychotherapist and trauma expert, Babette Rothschild, in which she explains the necesity of stabilization prior to “working through of traumatic material”- including the the development of dual awareness; mindfulness and an observing self. Source: Youtube

Pregnancy Loss May Cause PTSD

A British study finds that Post-traumatic stress disorder can develop in women after the loss of a pregnancy. Researchers say that women who suffer a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy should receive mental health support and screening. According to the ‘BMJ Open’ journal, PTSD was reported by 45 percent of women who miscarried. The author of… Read More »

Living with Occupational Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A personal account

For decades, it was Dr. John Bradford’s job to delve inside the minds of Canada’s worst serial killers and sex offenders – including offenders such as Paul Bernardo and Robert Pickton. The internationally renowned forensic psychiatrist believed he could emotionally detach from the haunting things he witnessed. But one night, he broke down after watching… Read More »

Definitions Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder usually occurs in combat soldiers; however, all people who have experienced traumatic events such as rape, natural disasters, accidents, kidnappings, or physical abuse can develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Source: Youtube

PTSD: Basics of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The rough guide about PTSD with facts to help you understand and cope with post traumatic stress disorder. Visit http://HealthyPlace.com for trusted mental health information So Much to Tell You About PTSD, but I Can’t Say a Word | https://goo.gl/VqoZAe Treating Anxiety Blog | http://goo.gl/VBJcq1 Anxiety-Schmanxiety Blog | http://goo.gl/t35GU5 Anxiety Disorders Playlist | https://goo.gl/27Z9kG PTSD… Read More »

How to : Treat post-traumatic stress disorder with psychotherapy

Treat post-traumatic stress disorder with psychotherapy Accidents, violent personal assaults, military combat, and disasters are some of the life events that can trigger Post-traumatic stress disorder in a lot of people. Though treatment is possible, it is oftentimes difficult since the patient is required to talk about the situation even he is at the gravest… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Causes, develop and Effects

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after a very stressful, frightening or distressing event, or after a prolonged traumatic experience. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is brought on by witnessing a terrifying, usually life-threatening, event. Severe anxiety, flashbacks, uncontrollable thoughts and nightmares are common symptoms of the illness. These symptoms can worsen and last for years,… Read More »

Can PTSD cause sufferers to break from reality? What is a dissociative state?

In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg helps trauma survivors understand the term dissociation. Dissociation can be thought of as a defense against panic and terror. Instead of having acute awareness of the surrounding danger, instead of having accurate recollection of a devastating event, one has a hypnotic reverie, like being drugged. Source: Youtube

Traumatic Stress: Resiliency and Healing with Yoga

Get the course here: https://yogainternational.com/ecourse/yoga-and-trauma-conference-sedona This comprehensive program is especially designed for yoga teachers and those currently serving or interested in serving populations dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and trauma. Source: Youtube

What is Complex PTSD?

What is Complex PTSD? Let’s talk about it! Now Complex PTSD isn’t technically “diagnosed” but I think that it is helpful to distinguish and better understand. We will discuss what PTSD is, how Complex PTSD is similar and different, and talk through some ways to we can start the healing journey. Side note, I am… Read More »