Tag Archives: post traumatic growth

What is C-PTSD? Inside Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is C-PTSD? We’re talking about PTSD, but not just PTSD… we’re talking about C-PTSD which is a more complex form of PTSD. The C stands for “complex” – but it could also stand for “common.” We’re finding more and more people have PTSD or C-PTSD and more and more professionals are becoming comfortable with… Read More »

The Smoke Pit #2 – Post Traumatic Stress/Growth with SgtMaj David Devaney

On this episode of “The Smoke Pit”, we had the pleasure of sitting down with retired Marine Sgt. Maj David Devaney, a 30 year career Scout Sniper. David is the author of “They Were Heroes”, a memoir detailing the heroic stories of his men in combat, while calling attention to the fact that many heroes… Read More »

Post-traumatic growth: What is post-traumatic growth and how can it be fostered?

Post-traumatic growth: What is post-traumatic growth and how can it be fostered? What benefit could an individual possibly experience following great suffering or traumatic events? Through adversity, can one become a more resilient and positive person? This video provides a brief explanation of what post-traumatic growth is, and factors contributing to its development. For more… Read More »

Post-traumatic growth: What is post-traumatic growth and how can it be fostered?

Post-traumatic growth: What is post-traumatic growth and how can it be fostered? What benefit could an individual possibly experience following great suffering or traumatic events? Through adversity, can one become a more resilient and positive person? This video provides a brief explanation of what post-traumatic growth is, and factors contributing to its development. For more… Read More »

Triggers- How to stop being triggered (PTSD and Trauma Recovery #1)

Triggers-Also known as “Paired Associations” in psychology is when our brain links an object or event with the flight fight freeze response. Triggers often come as a result of trauma and are associated with PTSD. They can be quite strong reactions and often lead to the one thing that makes them worse-avoidance. In this video,… Read More »

(2/6) Spirituality and Post-Traumatic Growth: Spirituality as Catalyst for Resilience

Research demonstrates that personal spirituality and religious observance carry great impact in the recovery from trauma and its related mental health consequences — including recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and even risk for suicide. For many people, post-traumatic growth has even been propelled by a deepening growth of personal spirituality. The process of… Read More »

What is the difference between Posttraumatic Growth and Resiliency?

Posttraumatic growth and resiliency are similar terms, but different terms. Often times after a trauma or a stressful event people recover to their original level of functioning and sometimes people recover to a level that is better than their pre-trauma level of functioning. This is the difference. Dr. Harry McCleary is a licensed clinical psychologist… Read More »

What Can We Learn from Crisis? Leadership, Post-Traumatic Growth and COVID-19

Our nation is experiencing a collective traumatic event, yet how we each manage this time will determine its individual and collective long-term impact. Explore the concept of post-traumatic growth and how to harness it to emerge from this crisis in a positive direction, both personally and professionally. Speakers: Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT – Director, Trauma-Informed… Read More »

Post Traumatic Growth

Have you or a loved one gone through a difficult experience? Sometimes things happen in life that we just can’t control. Sometimes they are good things, but sometimes they are bad things. Failures, challenges and mistakes happen to the best of us today. I want to introduce you to a completely new way of thinking… Read More »

PTSD Myths #PostTraumaticStressDisorder #PTSD

Subscribe to our channel here: There are many misconceptions and myths about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that can deter people from seeking treatment. In this video, we discuss 8 Myths surrounding PTSD Read more about the common myths associated with PTSD here: TheRecoveryVillage.com For more Mental Health Myths follow our myths playlist: Subscribe to The… Read More »