60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 15 - Negative and CriticalMany who have experienced Complex Trauma develop a negative and critical mindset, where they habitually find fault with almost everything. Why is that so? Is it a big deal? What can they do to change?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 14 - Value IssuesMany from Complex Trauma struggle with feeling that they don't have value, and they also tend to go about finding value in unhealthy ways. Why is this so? How does one develop a healthy sense of value?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 13 - Trust IssuesMany people who have experienced Complex Trauma struggle with trust because they have been let down, lied to and betrayed so much by people they thought they could trust. But trust is the foundation of a healthy relationship. How does one heal so that they can trust again?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 12 - Control IssuesMany who experience Complex Trauma struggle with control issues. Why is that? What can be done to change?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 1 - PerfectionismWhere does perfectionism come from? What are the characteristics of perfectionism? How does one grow and change in this area?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 2 - Escape to FantasyWhen painful situations can't be resolved for a child, some learn to cope by escaping to fantasy. It helps them survive, but can have negative consequences in adult life.
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 3 - Fear of AbandonmentAbandonment is a big part of understanding Complex Trauma and it results in the fear of being abandoned again in future relationships. This can result in behaviours that prevent healthy relationships. We look at 36 attributes of the Fear of Abandonment Characteristic and ways to overcome this fear.
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 4 - ManipulationWhy do people manipulate? Here we will look at thirty-one tactics people use and the negative consequences of manipulating others. How should we deal with manipulators and how to stop oneself from manipulating.
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 5 - Authority IssuesPeople from Complex Trauma often struggle with authority issues. Some get diagnosed with O.D.D. (Oppositional Defiance Disorder) or Conduct Disorder. Why is this such a big issue? What tools are there for changing?
60 Characteristics of Complex Trauma - Part 6 - Judge Self HarshlyPeople from Complex Trauma usually have an inner critic that finds something wrong with everything they do. Why is that? Does it help? What can we do to change it?