Category Archives: Invisible Illness

Can Complex PTSD Be Cured?

You CAN heal from complex PTSD. Here is what it takes. Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Trauma

Today is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Childhood trauma may be linked to the development of fibromyalgia. Continue reading

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Migraine Headaches and Childhood Abuse

Childhood abuse is linked to later experience of migraine headaches. Continue reading

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Can Childhood Abuse Make You Sick?

In my practice I often see examples of the mind-body connection, of the ways exposure to violence or trauma impacts not only psychological but also physical health. Continue reading

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Trauma and Invisible Illness

Mental health issues are often invisible, misunderstood and stigmatized as is the fact that they often have trauma at their roots. Continue reading

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