RECOVERY

‘Shaking Therapy’ For Reducing Stress Associated With Complex PTSD

We have seen that those who endure protracted childhood trauma are at increased risk of developing psychological and physical problems later in life, including complex post-traumatic). stress (complex PTSD. We have also seen that such individuals are often exquisitely sensitive to any form of stress and frequently stuck in a state of hypervigilance (i.e. constantly …

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Recovery From Childhood Psychological Trauma

Below is a list of useful links to help recover from childhood trauma, including for those who have developed BPD or complex-PTSD. Behavioral Tech: A Linehan Institute Training Company. Here you can learn about scientifically validated treatments for complex and severe mental illnesses. NCTSN The National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The National Child Traumatic Stress …

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3 Stages Of Complex PTSD Treatment: Stabilisation, Therapy And Reintegration.

    What is the best complex PTSD treatment? The NHS (UK) recommends that those suffering from complex PTSD undergo three stages of treatment. These are as follows : 1) STABILISATION 2) TRAUMA-FOCUSED THERAPY 3) REINTEGRATION Let’s look at each of these a little more closely : STABILIZATION: NHS guidelines suggest that during the first …

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Why Some Individuals ‘Bounce Back’ And Thrive After Trauma

Severe and protracted trauma during childhood can lead to the development of a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as a wide variety of other psychological disorders, in later life. But some ‘bounce back’ and even go on to thrive. Interest in post-traumatic stress disorder really took off in the 1980s and, during …

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The Vital Importance Of Having Our Traumatic Experiences Validated.

Research has established, beyond doubt, that, all else being equal, the greater our experience of childhood trauma, the worse both our physical and mental health are likely to be during our adulthood, and the more likely we are to die prematurely. Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it …

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Learning to Escape Past and Live in Present After Childhood Trauma

  One of the main effects of having suffered significant childhood trauma is that we can become painfully caught up in the past, sometimes reliving our experiences again and again as if we were actually re-experiencing them in the immediate present. This can lead to great distress and can be manifested in the form of …

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