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Getting Misdiagnosed as a CPTSD Kid cptsd May 28, 2024

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In this video, I answer a question about Attachment and getting misdiagnosed when you have CPTSD.  If we follow the thread of our issues, we can see that most if not all have their roots in some kind of childhood pain. 

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I Should Do Something Because My Wife Hinted She Wanted It cptsd ladder of trust May 21, 2024

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Magical Lesson:

Last week I sent you an excerpt from The Irreverent Trust Guide, so this week I made a video to show you how I would use the tool on a particular question.  I applied The Ladder of Trust on a question to an advice columnist on what...

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Understanding Psychological Fields & Van Der Kolk's 'The Watchtower' cptsd psychological field study and trauma the watchtower in trauma recovery van der kolk's the body keeps the score insights May 06, 2024

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This is a clip from the last class I taught. I was asked a question about a Field Study and I used a soccer field as a metaphor for the psychological field. Below is the explanation I taught and what Van Der Kolk means when he talks about "The Watchtower" in...

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Don't Follow Your Dreams cptsd repetition compulsion Apr 23, 2024


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Join us this Saturday for the Trauma Book Book Club where we'll be talking about how part of the brain that's the alarm system for our brain and a few tools that can help us remind ourselves that we're safe.


Recently, a friend made a big leap in following...

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The Highly Sensitive Bitch cptsd the highly sensitive person the highly sensitive person: how to thrive when the world overwhelms you Apr 26, 2022

It’s such a joke when anyone – especially a child is called "too sensitive." It’s a soul searing accusation.  Using “too sensitive” as a slur is pretty ironic given that it is our sensitivity that makes us the empathetic and magical people that we...

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What Being Authentic Really Means advanced personal growth work cptsd Apr 19, 2022

I used to think of authenticity as one of my highest values, but now I know I got it all wrong.  I thought I was being authentic and prided myself on it – maybe even felt a little superior about possessing the quality.  This weekend I had two separate moments of wisdom, magic and...

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