Seeking professional counseling is important to healing. Journey with me each week as I spill the beans on what it's like to be a trauma survivor in therapy
Only a trauma survivor understands the work that goes into managing trauma triggers. I am learning let my triggers guide me through my healing.
I've been seeing my therapist for over three years, every week. During this pandemic, via telehealth. In this series come along with me through each appointment as I reflect on the session and my progress. Presenting Symptoms This week has been an okay week for me. Even the emotions that I am feeling I have... Continue Reading →
Shame and embarrassment often come hand in hand with childhood trauma. They hinder the healing process and stop a survivor from being their authentic self.
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” -Thomas Mann I've been thinking a lot about what I wrote yesterday; for two reasons. One, I am still struggling against a mind that is resting when I want to be a little bit more productive. Two, I've really... Continue Reading →