Tag Archives: complex trauma

What kinds of Therapeutic modalities DO work for trauma, PTSD, CPTSD

Talking about trauma is not necessary to heal, BUT there ARE some modalities you can do with your therapist if they have the training. Click here for your free PDF: I’m Spira and I teach yoga, self care, and trauma healing. I LOVE BEGINNERS, but I can challenge more advanced students as well. ALL are… Read More »

Mindfulness for Healing Trauma, PTSD, CPTSD, Anxiety

Click here for your free PDF: I’m Spira and I teach yoga, self care, and trauma healing. I LOVE BEGINNERS, but I can challenge more advanced students as well. ALL are welcomed here. All bodies and all abilities. Practicing yoga helps me to feel strong, healthy, and happy! Come and practice with me! You can… Read More »

Complex Trauma: Understanding and Treatment – Diane Langberg

Historically, when someone has experienced trauma that has a lasting impact, they have been diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In recent years those who work with trauma victims have advocated for an additional category: Complex Trauma. Therapeutic work with those who have experienced either multiple traumas or repetitive and chronic trauma from a caregiver… Read More »

No. 12 CPTSD: Persistence in Healing is Our Only Hope

We must never stop healing so we can live our dreams and funny enough for me, my dreams coming true is directly related to me developing the things that were previously undeveloped. Turns out being yourself was the answer all along, Dorothy. Amazon Affiliate Links: Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving And to my Book:… Read More »

Why therapy doesn't work for Trauma, PTSD, CPTSD

Click here for your free PDF: I’m Spira and I teach yoga, self care, and trauma healing. I LOVE BEGINNERS, but I can challenge more advanced students as well. ALL are welcomed here. All bodies and all abilities. Practicing yoga helps me to feel strong, healthy, and happy! Come and practice with me! You can… Read More »

This is Paris: Understanding Teen Behavioral Programs, C-PTSD and Betrayal Trauma

I sat down with my assistant Clara to discuss the new documentary ‘This is Paris’ that came out a few weeks ago. Clara, who was also sent to a behavioral correction program in her teens, experienced much of the same trauma and betrayal as Paris Hilton describes in her documentary. We use the lens of… Read More »

Ep 96: Treatment for Complex Trauma

In the second part of this podcast series on trauma, Laurin and Rick cover treatment strategies for working through complex trauma. This is a nuanced process and looks different for every client, but the basic progression of early, middle and late stage treatment look similar across all clients. Working through trauma is hard, especially if… Read More »

Ep 95: Understanding Trauma and its Role in Eating Disorders

Oftentimes we work with clients who have had eating disorders in the past, and while they’ve worked through the particular eating disorder behaviors, the root cause of why they developed one in the first place might not have been addressed. Most clients deal with what’s known as complex trauma, which often starts early in life… Read More »

Treating Complex Trauma: A Blueprint for Rethinking PTSD with Mary Jo Barrett

Mary Jo Barrett shares her expertise on PTSD and treating complex trauma in our latest interview as part of NICABM’s treating trauma teleseminar series. Complex trauma can be devastating for people of all ages. Learn how Mary Jo Barrett treats PTSD and complex trauma. Visit for more information Source: Youtube

A Breakdown of CPTSD (Complex PTSD) Emotional Triggers from a Fawn Fight Trauma Subtype Perspective

Love, Sex and CPTSD: A High Functioning Priestess Guide to A Traumatic Universe (Oahu sessions) 1:00- 4Fs of Trauma Response (Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn) from Pete Walker’s Complex PTSD From Surviving to Thriving Why was grad school SO hard emotionally for me? I was in extended FREEZE response because student teaching brought up my “rejection… Read More »

Friends & family reaction to my PTSD diagnosis | Jen & Pharaby #lifewithaservicedog #PTSD

In this video I share how friends and family reacted & responded to me when I shared my PTSD diagnosis. The results were shocking. I thought it would be interesting to share this info. I know I am not the only one who has gotten a shocking reaction. I was recently in a conversation with… Read More »

Healing after Trauma: Practicing Self-Compassion #selfcompassion #trauma #PTSD

Healing after Trauma: Practicing Self-Compassion In this video, engaging with my tribe after our check-in, we talk about self-compassion and how important it is for healing after trauma. It helps to know you are not the only one going through the ups and downs of healing after trauma. I hope you find encouragement from what… Read More »