Abuse is terrorizing.

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? How does a civilization heal from the wounds of abuse? Those that suffer abuse are traumatized. Trauma causes a person to reside in the past where the abuse […]

https://attentiontoliving.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/abuse-is-terrorizing/

Lenses

I’m in the worst part of PTSD…the months that lead up to the anniversary of the rape.  The last few weeks have been tremendously difficult and I am still 6 weeks out from the actual date.  PTSD, anxiety, depression and an eating disorder all change the lenses I am seeing everything through. It’s thinking I’ve […]

https://standingonmyowntwofeet.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/lenses/

Create Fest: The 1st Annual Virtual Creativity Festival for Mental Health Professionals

Check this out! Create Fest — The 1st Annual Virtual Creativity Festival for Mental Health Professionals! I am soooo excited to be a part of this offering! Lisa Michell and Courtney Armstrong have brought together 12 influential therapists, and asked each to offer inspired approaches that will help you partner with your creativity to do […]

https://gretchenmiller.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/create-fest-the-1st-annual-virtual-creativity-festival-for-mental-health-professionals/

Let me tell you what it is like to live with PTSD.

PTSD came into my life in 2011.  My youngest daughter was referred to a child Psychiatrist.  She was wetting her bed, peeing in hampers and garbage cans, having panic attacks, sucking on her hair and more and more disappearing into a world I did not understand.  She was 5 years old. As a concerned parent I […]

https://freedomwithinsite.wordpress.com/2016/01/17/let-me-tell-you-what-it-is-like-to-live-with-ptsd/