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When I first entered recovery for symptoms of PTSD I had the naive expectation that my therapist would do most of the work. After all, I was the one who was sleep deprived, anxious, depressed and... Read Full Post
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When we tell our stories we give meaning to our experiences, organize order from the chaos and create connections between ourselves and others. As we do this we not only engage in healing actions... Read Full Post
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People are always asking me about my stance on medication in PTSD recovery. Here’s the official answer: I believe medications are useful and beneficial when administered and taken in... Read Full Post
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How to increase confidence in the PTSD recovery process is one of the most difficult and most important aspects of healing. Naturally, coping with symptoms of PTSD lowers self-esteem, which plummets... Read Full Post
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Years ago when I started working as a post-trauma coast my first client was a suicidal man who’d had PTSD since childhood; almost fifty years. Butch (not his real name) had been under the care... Read Full Post
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How to reduce fear in healing anxiety and PTSD symptoms is a big issue for every survivor. After all, fear is the reason we experience anxiety. And PTSD symptoms are driven by fear in the extreme so... Read Full Post
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Symptoms of acute PTSD made me think I was insane, literally. For over twenty years I struggled with the anguish of anxiety, fear and terror, plus the despair of sleep-deprivation, insomnia,... Read Full Post
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If you’ve read about how I kicked 25+ years of PTSD then you know that hypnosis played a key role in my healing rampage. This week’s post is contributed by Amy Smeaton, a hypnotherapist... Read Full Post
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Back in 2004 an unfortunate accident with my Wheaten Terrier (that’s Baylee in the pic — he looks harmless but when he chases a squirrel, watch out!) broke the last two fingers on my... Read Full Post
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You know those sensations — the ones that come out of nowhere — those feelings that create PTSD symptoms you just can’t control. We’ve all been there. During my PTSD years ... Read Full Post

 
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