Complex Trauma Recovery

By Kina Penelope

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I try to post one bonus episode on Patreon every month! For full disclosure I am super busy and sometimes cannot meet that schedule, but my Patreon does include exclusive podcast content and access to live q&a sessions https://www.patreon.com/complextraumarecovery Video episodes available at https://youtube.com/c/ComplexTraumaRecovery I am passionate about trauma-informed mental health and love to make content about complex trauma and various tools for healing. Please subscribe and follow if you enjoy my content! It helps so much. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/complextraumarecovery/support

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Goodbye for now
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The podcast is going on an official pause. Thank you to everyone for your support! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/complextraumarecovery/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/complextraumarecovery/support
Mar 31, 2022
Building a Coping Toolbox
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In this episode I talk about different kinds of self regulation and grounding techniques that can help you navigate emotional flashbacks and triggers, and how to find the right tools for you.

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Dec 05, 2021
Structural Dissociation, Disorganized Attachment and Borderline Personality Disorder
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Sep 04, 2021
Navigating Suicide from a Trauma Informed Lens: with Janel Cubbage
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**This episode has a content warning for discussions of suicide**  


In this episode I interview my guest Janel Cubbage, a suicidologist and trauma informed therapist. We talk about what it means to work with suicidal clients in a trauma informed way, strategies to prevent suicide, and how the mental health field can improve in the treatment of patients with suicidality.  


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Tik Tok: @thetattooedcounselor  

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Aug 07, 2021
Obsessions, compulsions and security motivations: CPTSD and OCD PATREON CLIP
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In this episode I discuss the link between trauma and obsessive compulsive disorders, and explore the function of OCD and paths towards healing.

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Jul 28, 2021
Boundaries and Compassion; Navigating Relationships with People that have CPTSD
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In this episode I talk about the complexity of being in close relationships with people that have CPTSD, and the role of boundaries in learning secure attachment patterns.


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Jul 10, 2021
CPTSD 101
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In this episode I cover the basics of CPTSD: what it is, how it differs from PTSD, and a few other commonly asked questions.

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May 05, 2021
Attachment, Dissociation, Complex Trauma and EMDR with guest Melissa Parks
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This is one of my favorite interviews I have gotten to do! We talked about structural dissociation, CPTSD, polyvagal theory, attachment, and how all those pieces come together in EMDR. Here is Melissa's bio and where to find more of her work!    Melissa is a licensed therapist in private practice in the state of South Carolina.  She has been practicing for 17 years this year and she specializes in working with adults with complex trauma and couples.  She is certified in EMDR and can provide consultation for therapists pursuing EMDR certification.  She has had several advanced trainings that inform her work and some of her favorites include Attachment Focused EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Internal Family Systems, and Emotionally Focused Therapy, to name a few.  She can be found on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok @melissaparkssays   https://linktr.ee/complexptsd  Support me on Patreon and unlock more CPTSD blog posts and videos   https://www.patreon.com/complextraumarecovery --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/complextraumarecovery/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/complextraumarecovery/support
Mar 31, 2021
Can you self heal?
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In this episode I talk about the topic of self healing, the barriers people face accessing mental health care, and the risks and resources to be aware of when working on healing without therapy

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Mar 17, 2021
All About Shame (PATREON CLIP)
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This is a clip from an exclusive episode posted to my Patreon. I upload 2 videos a month there, as well as two video's a month on my public youtube channel, so please consider checking it out!  

In this episode I talk about the role that shame plays in adaptive survival, CPTSD and recovery.  

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Mar 11, 2021
Practical Applications for Polyvagal Theory in CPTSD Recovery
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In this episode I talk about some of the ways learning about polyvagal theory changed my perspective on mental health, and share some of the most useful tools and practices I’ve gathered from somatic trauma informed theories.

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Mar 06, 2021
Trauma, Polyvagal Theory & Somatic Healing with Justin Sunseri
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On this episode I talk with my guest Justin Sunseri about polyvagal theory and how it applies to healing in and out of therapy. You can find more of Justin's work on his website https://www.justinlmft.com/

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Feb 18, 2021
Systemic Complex Trauma and Anti-Oppressive Therapy with Dr. Han Ren
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In this episode I talk with Dr Han Ren about the complex trauma that stems from social systems of oppression, and what justice-oriented and anti-oppression work looks like in the context of mental health and therapy.  

 You can find more of Dr Hans work at @DrHanRen on TikTok or check out her other social media on http://linktr.ee/drhanren 

These are the book recommendations that Dr. Han provided:  

-The Body is Not an Apology - Sonya Renee Taylor   

-Crazy Like Us, the Globalization of the American Psyche - Ethan Watters  

-Me and White Supremacy - Layla Saad   

-My Grandmothers Hands, racialized trauma and the pathway to mending our hearts and bodies  - Resmaa Menakem  

How to be an anti racist - Ibram x Kendi  

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Feb 09, 2021
Inner Child Healing and Re-parenting
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In this episode I break down what re-parenting yourself means as well as explore the practical application and impact of inner child healing.

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Feb 07, 2021
Learned Helplessness and Learned Empowerment
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In this episode I talk about what learned helplessness is, how it shows up in adulthood, and the role that empowerment plays in CPTSD recovery.

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Jan 19, 2021
Complex Trauma, Complex Recovery
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This episode is about the multidimensional ways trauma impacts development, and my thoughts about integrative, effective and holistic approaches to recovery!

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Jan 04, 2021
Connection, Protection, and the Brain.
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In this episode I talk about our primal wiring for seeking connection and safety and the way our brains and reactions are altered by trauma.  Support me on Patreon and unlock more CPTSD blog posts and videos  https://www.patreon.com/complextraumarecovery

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Dec 16, 2020
Family systems theory, intergenerational trauma, and the movie "Honey Boy".
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In this video I talk about family systems theory and how it can be applied to children and adult, and the concepts of intergenerational trauma and how pain gets passed down through genes and experiences. I also talk about Shia Labeoufs amazing movie "Honey Boy", where themes of intergenerational trauma are explored through an auto-biographical retelling of his experience being a child star and his relationship with his father.

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Nov 19, 2020
Relational healing in CPTSD & earning secure attachment
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In this episode I talk about the concept of relational healing and what it means to heal your attachment patterns and create secure attachment in adulthood.   If you're interested in more of my content you can subscribe to my patreon linked here. https://www.patreon.com/complextraumarecovery

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Nov 13, 2020
Emotional flashbacks and CPTSD
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This is an episode talking about the concept of Emotional Flashbacks, and sharing my thoughts about how to use awareness of emotional flashbacks to foster self-compassion and interrupt shame cycles. I also talk about how triggers can be a helpful aid to recovery.    Here is the article by Pete Walker I reference in this episode!   http://pete-walker.com/13StepsManageFlashbacks.htm

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Oct 27, 2020
The Nervous System and Trauma Recovery
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This video offers an introduction to how our nervous systems get impacted by complex trauma, what a damaged nervous system means for mental health, and how somatic healing fits in to trauma recovery!

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Oct 15, 2020