Healing From Trauma Is Not An Intellectual Exercise

“The longest journey is from the head to the heart.” It is not uncommon for people who have suffered complex trauma to be extremely intelligent. It makes sense that if the amygdala is overactive, and because of this, we find that emotions are not necessarily our friend, it only seems natural that we make up…

Little Boy Lost; You Too Need A Hero

Too often, I hear stories of men who, as little boys, were violated in unimaginable ways. Conditioned by society to protect and provide for a family, admitting that you are vulnerable seems impossible. The stigma of any abuse against you as a child, is in many ways, complicated and deep. Sexual violation robs you of…