Journey Of Recovery - Part 4 - DashboardJust as cars have a dashboard that reports on the health of the many systems of the car, so people in Recovery need to build a dashboard - a way to monitor how their many internal systems; so that they can attend to potential problems before they become a crisis. Tim talks about the gauges we need on our dashboard.
Journey of Recovery - Part 2 - PreparingWhat does the very beginning part of the recovery from Trauma journey look like?
Journey of Recovery - Part 1 - OverviewTim gives a series of metaphors that give an overview of what the beginning of the Recovery journey is like.
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?