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...
Courage, Self-Love and Complex Trauma (CPTSD)

Courage, Self-Love and Complex Trauma (CPTSD)

Complex trauma is an amalgamation of long-term abuse and neglect, and therefore when trying to understand a traumatic past from an adult perspective it reveals itself as a confusing mosaic of multi-layered events, scattered along our timeline from the non-verbal stage...