Internal Family Systems: Panic at the Park- Discovering Trailheads to Heal Trauma

Internal Family Systems: Panic at the Park- Discovering Trailheads to Heal Trauma

Perched on a stone wall between Starbucks and a fancy purse boutique, I peer over my phone. The Hollywood Tower of Terror glows in the distance as determined parents push strollers filled with exhausted toddlers, bubble machines, and sippy cups. They can’t leave...
EMDR Adventures: Community Room and Internal Family Systems

EMDR Adventures: Community Room and Internal Family Systems

“Breathe deeply.” I close my eyes and belly breathe as my EMDR therapist scoots her chair closer. This is standard practice in our weekly sessions. Soon she’ll tell me to open my eyes, focus on a certain phrase or idea, and follow her finger left and right. Sometimes...
Betrayal Trauma & CPTSD

Betrayal Trauma & CPTSD

What is Betrayal Trauma? How do you begin to heal when you discover that your partner has been unfaithful? How do you learn to trust again when a family member has betrayed you? How do you move forward when your boss abused their position of power and sexually...