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How to Heal Complex-PTSD with Dr. Christine Courtois

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Michele F Rosenthal

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There’s PTSD, and then there’s complex-PTSD, a branch of posttraumatic stress disorder that stems from the infliction of interpersonal trauma. Whether that’s trauma at the hands of a friend or family member or at the deranged impulse of a stranger, how to to heal complex-PTSD poses unique challenges. Expert Dr. Christine Courtois joins Michele Rosenthal to answer these important questions about how to heal complex-PTSD:

  • what is complex-PTSD?
  • what are signs of complex trauma?
  • how do PTSD and C-PTSD differ?
  • what is possible in C-PTSD recovery?

Dr. Courtois also shares her thoughts about how childhood trauma impacts the psyche, how C-PTSD develops, the importance of trauma-informed care, creating a healing sense of self, and building a “window of tolerance.”

Michele Rosenthal is a an award-winning PTSD blogger, best-selling and award-nominated author and the founder of HealMyPTSD.com. Her shows combine scientific research, cutting-edge guests and personal stories that highlight the challenges and successes of deliberately deciding to change the direction of your life. For more ideas about how to create change you choose, visit HealMyPTSD.com.

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