This is your brain on trauma

The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine is having an excellent free series on the brain and trauma that includes Peter Levine (Walking the Tiger, Healing Trauma, In An Unspoken Voice, and more) and Bessel van der Kolk (The Body Keeps the Score). Replays for the first session are today and tomorrow.… Continue reading This is your brain on trauma

CPTSD, mental illness, trauma

Series: What trauma does to you

I've been in contact with many trauma survivors the past few years as I plumbed the depths of my mother's sickness. I've listened to their stories, told my own, given and received advice. There are things that arrive as healing progresses. Growing up with a mother with Borderline Personality Disorder,  meant living with serious issues… Continue reading Series: What trauma does to you