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Davia Monet on Processing Feelings

Davia Monet on Processing Feelings

Often trauma is worked with by a person in ways that aren’t exactly recognized as thoughts or feelings. It falls outside of a thinkable or recognizable realm by definition, but it isn’t lost. It goes somewhere.

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Julie DeBoer on Food and Body Issues

Julie DeBoer on Food and Body Issues

Most of my clients have strained relationships with their bodies and struggle to varying degrees to accept, love, and nourish their bodies. They experience their bodies as places of pain and shame rather than safety and comfort.

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Yvette Stone on Narcissistic Abuse

Yvette Stone on Narcissistic Abuse

Those who have suffered narcissistic abuse often struggle to feel they own their own mind from the cycles of manipulation, gas-lighting, and interpersonal exploitation that have conditioned them to focus on the needs of their abuser instead of their own.

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Bethany Foelber on Hope for Change

Bethany Foelber on Hope for Change

Discovering parts of oneself on the brink of newness is stunning work. When we are on the edge of changes or shifts, many emotions and past experiences can flood to the surface making it difficult to trust our needs, wants and hopes for ourselves.

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Barbara Tantrum on Foster Care and Adoption

Barbara Tantrum on Foster Care and Adoption

For children with trauma, emotional expression can often feel unsafe – for many kids the only thing they can express is anger. Other emotions feel too vulnerable, so any strong emotion that they feel ends up coming out as anger.

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