Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Coping with Trauma

Self-help PDFs from the Centre for Trauma, Resilience and Growth, Notthinghamshire UK.

Index of posts on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

by Cindy Kunsman from Under Much Grace.

Making the Church a Safe Place

In this two-part video training, Dr. Monroe, Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Missio Seminary (was Biblical Seminary) will explore how faith communities can unintentionally create additional distress for those with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  This video series shows how to 1) identify common struggles of trauma survivors in faith communities, 2) understand the impact of trauma on the brain functioning and interpersonal relationship, 3) recognize the tendency to over-spiritualize invisible wounds, and 4) identify leader, lay, and counselor interventions to improve the church experience of those suffering from PTSD. The video series is located near the bottom of the page.

Post-Traumatic Growth

Radio interview with Professor Stephen Joseph. Trauma can shape our lives forever and for some of us trauma can be a burden we just can’t shake. But Professor Joseph believes adversity and trauma can be powerful opportunities for growth.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Invisible Scars

An infographic and post at Carrington College’s website that explains what PTSD is, who can be affected, and what to do if you or someone you know has PTSD.

PTSD —  Symptoms discussed

Dr. Jerry Boriskin explains the symptoms and experiences of individuals who suffer from complex PTSD and how it relates to effective treatment methods.

Trauma Pages

by David Baldwin.

Understanding and Responding to Dissociation

In this two-part video, Dr. Langberg, Clinical faculty with Missio Seminary (was Biblical Seminary) and GTRI, examines the experience of dissociation, the process of “leaving” the present, and provides ten principles for working with clients diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder.  The video series teaches how to 1) identify the signs and symptoms of dissociation, 2) help others recognize and stop reliving past traumatic experiences, 3) recognize diagnostic features of Dissociative Identity Disorder, and 4) explore town principles and cautions for those working with DID clients. The video series starts near the top of the page.

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