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Trauma, Its Biological Effects And The Importance Of ‘Bottom Up’ Therapy

Trauma can be defined as a stressful experience that is so overwhelming that a person can’t cope with it and is not able to integrate their response to it.  This leads to dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system and overactivation of the sympathetic part of the system (the fight or flight response) and underactivation of …

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Factors That Can Prevent Recovery From PTSD/Complex PTSD

In this post, I will concentrate on 3 main factors that can hinder one’s recovery from PTSD/complex PTSD. These are as follows:   Unprocessed memories that are highly emotionally charged and easily triggered.  Unhelpful thinking about, and interpretations of, trauma memories. Cognitive and behavioral responses, including avoidance and safety strategies, have become maladaptive (Ehlers). Let’s …

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Recovery From Childhood Psychological Trauma

Support and advocate services for those suffering from BPD who live in Australia AFFILIATE LINK Explore options for tailored, online care from BetterHelp Largest network of licensed therapists Personalized counselor-matching Texts, calls, or video chats available $60 to $90 per week       Below is a list of useful links to help recover from …

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