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How I Used My Own Detour to Help College Students

I’m so excited to kick off the #SurvivorsEmpoweringSurvivors series with Amy Oestreicher. You will be shocked and inspired by what this beautiful woman has not only overcome, but accomplished in spite of some of the most difficult challenges one can imagine. 1,495 more words

The Funny Thing About Trauma

Today I head back into my other therapist’s office (yes, I have several) to do some more EMDR. PTSD and trauma recovery are funny, funny things, and I don’t mean that lightly. 472 more words


In a Gentle Way You Can Shake Your World - early registration thru Feb 3 (Forks Over Knives tonight!)

Hi everyone,

This coming Wednesday, February 3, is the last day of early registration for In a Gentle Way You Can Shake Your World, a 5-session group series to learn and refine the practice of the method created by Dr David Berceli, Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises. 772 more words



journey (noun jour·ney \ˈjər-nē\)

Definition of journey

  • : an act of traveling from one place to another (Merriam-Webster dictionary)

As an English teacher, studying the classics in college was . 1,133 more words

Healing Trauma with EMDR

Yesterday, I began EMDR again with a new treatment plan, one intensely focused on reprocessing some of my most disturbing memories. It’s not going to be easy, but I’m ready to do it, and I’m armed with a number of coping skills from my time at treatment and in therapy. 722 more words


Getting rid of the Ghost People

Patrick became a child soldier at the age of 13. He was abducted by Ugandan rebels, who kept him for 3 years.

Schultz and Weisaeth (2015) 828 more words

Trauma Recovery

behind those eyes . . .

She looks in the mirror and tries to see what’s behind those eyes

The tears that she’s held back, what she’s kept hidden, too traumatized. 194 more words