Grounding idea

I am interrupting this series to share something awesome from Facebook group Healing Path to Complex PTSD Recovery You can ask to join this group and they will ask you some questions to consider if it is a good fit.  I enjoy the group. Matt is one of the semi-retired admins that still plays a great…

Dual Awareness

I’m taking a break from the list of best practices because I don’t really want to write about the next one so I am giving myself permission to wait one day.  I think the list is important because it gives a bit of insight of therapy from the perspective of the therapist. It is slow…

Here and Now

Here and Now is the ultimate in accepting my past and recognizing my future has not arrived. 11. Being in the present here and now. https://healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/25-obvious-non-obvious-self-care-issues-complex-trauma-survivors-struggle-with-lilly-hope-lucario/ Judy writes her perspective here: https://theprojectbyjudy.wordpress.com/2017/11/15/self-care-11-of-25/ Another interesting thing about Here and Now is how often I dreamed of being anywhere but where I was.  My counseling sessions opened…

Medical exams

I found an article on the PTSD page the shares studies that verify that survivors of sexual trauma seek mediacal care more often than those that are not traumatized.  I figure I could have told them that for free. I persevered through the article.  Toward the bottom is a list of things a medical provider…