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My Misplaced Guilt.

I have been reading other people’s blogs about abuse, PTSD, and dating; and I feel guilty. Other people have stories that are so much worse than mine. 317 more words


My Intake Interview.

Wow, I have a nice buzz on. Seven hours ago, I had my intake interview to begin therapy. Now that I am three weeks back in the USA, I can get services. 666 more words


Buddhist Cartography: Trauma Maps

In the days of the wooden mast sailing ships the most valued of secrets was the exploration map of the oceans and the world. On these maps the fortunes of nations were made or lost. 599 more words


Mental health consequences of childhood cancer

Worldwide, more than 175,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed each year.

Georgie Johnstone, a recent vacation scholar at the Trauma Recovery Lab talks you through some thought-provoking new research on cancer and PTSD. 966 more words

Trauma Recovery

How to rebuild

I learn so much from books I love. I gave a talk again about Mental health and recovery to some students at Tafe the other day. 302 more words

Mental Health

Healing from Trauma

This semester, in my work as a college counselor, I’m facilitating a weekly group for young women with body image concerns and disordered eating. Some of the issues brought up in that group mirror my own concerns during my journey towards recovery from Binge-Eating Disorder some eight years ago. 358 more words

Overcoming Binge Eating

The trans-generational nature of trauma

There are many instances in which we are not the master’s of our fate. Yet our helplessness in these areas is tolerable because all human beings are in the same boat.

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