Changing Direction: Depression And Identity

CTR listen now buttonBig news! We’re expanding the radio show — again. Recently we renamed the radio show you’re used to – YOUR LIFE AFTER TRAUMA – and have now titled it, CHANGING DIRECTION. Don’t worry, we’re still covering everything you need to know about how to move forward in your life after trauma. In addition, we’ll be broadening the content to address more topics about rebuilding your life and changing direction from trauma to triumph.

Now we’re expanding the show from once to twice a week. In an effort to bring you even more ideas for how to redefine who you are and reclaim how you live, we’ll now have two shows, each 30 minutes long on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2pm EST/11am PST.

You’ve heard me say on several occasions that writing can be healing. And, by sharing our stories we might be able to help others heal. Whether we choose to share our stories in writing, drawing, or in film, giving to others may realize unforeseen benefits that we simply never thought possible. Then, surprisingly, we may claim an identity based on what we’ve discovered when we’ve shared our stories with others. But, what if we don’t like what or who we identify ourselves with? Can we actually change our own direction and make it a positive path that we find is worth fighting for?

Today, Monday, 5/27, on Changing Direction, Brandon Schlepp with share the behind the scenes development of his short film “Depression: The Human Condition.” As a young film-maker, Brandon chose to share his grandfather’s struggles with PTSD with the hope of helping others heal. Then, on Wednesday, 5/29, I will be chatting with Tom Cloyd . Tom specialize in psychotherapy of trauma and dissociative disorders. His primary focus is with anxiety, depression, and couples-in-crisis. To learn more about the show and see our guests, click here.


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