Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


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Childhood Complex Trauma & Toxic Shame ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

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A lack of normal and needed childhood emotional bonds with parents/ caretakers, affects the child developmentally. This can create deep toxic shame.

This often appears to manifest as ongoing depression, as the survivors goes into adulthood.

If this toxic shame is not processed and healed early, through therapy or healthy healing relationships….. the toxic shame induced depressive state, will continue on throughout the adult survivors lifetime.

It affects quality of life & often all relationships the survivor enters into, as the survivor struggles to bond in a healthy way with other adults. And struggles to feel joy & happiness as more than short loved highs, cycling down into the depressive state.
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Book Recommendation – Healing From Hidden Abuse ~ Shannon Thomas

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A book I highly recommend, due to the amazing author – Shannon Thomas – LCSW.

Shannon has considerable insight into psychological abuse, from a professional and survivor point of view.

And it is always the survivors – who in my opinion – have the most insight into abuse and abusers.

This book also expresses the abuse found with churches and church people – something I am very aware of having endured.

Shannon is a Christian, as am I, so there is that added layer of spiritual abuse and religious abuse, I know is needed to be discussed far more.

I am really looking forward to reading it and giving a review.

This book is available for pre-order now and to buy late August on

Amazon @ https://www.amazon.com/Healing-Hidden-Abuse-Recovery-Psychological/dp/0997829087/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1470438802&sr=1-2

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