Living with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) – "Everybody Hurts" Podcast series

Episode 1 is about Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD). Chris Puddy an ex-Police Officer talks openly about the traumatic brain injury, which nearly cost him his life and why he joined the Fountain Therapy team.

Chris was on his way to work as a British Police officer when he was struck by a car and nearly died. Chris talks openly in this episode about the effects on his life, such as depression, anxiety and stress. He will talk with the Fountain Therapy psychotherapists, hypnotherapists, counsellors and resilence coaches, as he talks about behavioural change and how his life has been affected by the multiple traumatic injuries he had such as a severe bleed on the brain, ruptured spleen and pneumonia.

Join Chris and the Fountain Therapy team Monica Varo, Stephen Bell, Michelle Ward, Phil Waine as they look to help him seek answers and how childhood trauma plays a big part in the symptoms of complex PTSD and how his life has changed since he woke up on a life support machine in a hospital bed.
Each week the “Everybody Hurts” podcast will explore wellbeing, mental health at work, stress, depression and anxiety, as well as delving into childhood and parent issues such as autism, Aspergers and dementia.
They will also explore drug addictions, alcohol abuse and domestic violence and abuse. If you want to find out more then please visit the Fountain Therapy team at or call 01923 770977.
If you need urgent medical advice then please call 999, a Doctor, Samaritans or the mental health team depending on your immediate needs

Source: Youtube