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Breaking Up With Lazy

Breaking Up With Lazy

In the therapy room, there's a four-letter word that creates unease in my nervous system every time I hear it: "lazy." Working with trauma survivors, I witness the fallout of abusive and neglectful households, and the last thing I want to hear is my incredible...

Avoiding Loneliness

Avoiding Loneliness

“I'm lonely. And I'm lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.”― Augusten Burroughs, "Dry" All of us...

The Easter Season

The Easter Season

Easter is one of the most important celebrations of the Christian faith and other faiths celebrate their own traditions and celebrations during this time too. If you are a Christian, Easter isn't just a long weekend of special days but a season of religious...

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What is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

“Complex PTSD comes in response to chronic traumatization over the course of months or, more often, years. This can include emotional, physical, and/or sexual abuses, domestic violence, living in a war zone, being held captive, human trafficking, and other organized rings of abuse, and more. While there are exceptional circumstances where adults develop C-PTSD, it is most often seen in those whose trauma occurred in childhood”.