Chronic self-blame & forgiving abusers too rapidly

Introduction + resources to check out  After recently reading Pete Walkers book titled ‘The tao of fully feeling: harvesting forgiveness out of blame’ it really triggered my fascination between the dynamics of ‘healthy blame’ & its opposite by definition ‘healthy forgiveness’. Pete Walker is a masterful author in discussing practical & informative knowledge on c-ptsd… Continue reading Chronic self-blame & forgiving abusers too rapidly

Inner-guardianship work: compassionate self-reparenting

Introduction This is probably one of my favourite topics within the whole childhood trauma recovery movement. It was first introduced to me by a man called ‘John Bradshaw’. I have read 3 of his books and was an amazing teacher. The premise of ‘self-reparenting’ is you begin to meet your needs within the present moment… Continue reading Inner-guardianship work: compassionate self-reparenting

Emotional flashback management: dethroning the inner-critics power over the psyche

Something which is unbelievably prevalent within complex childhood trauma survivors (suffers of c-ptsd) is having a ‘violent inner-gollum’ or what most refer to as the ‘inner-critic’. Freud referred to this as the ‘superego’. The superego was described as being used to internalise parental figures rules and dialogue. Used to allow the child to follow the… Continue reading Emotional flashback management: dethroning the inner-critics power over the psyche