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Recovery from Emotional Trauma & Narcissistic Abuse

The pain is excruciating and yet no one can see the bruises.

You spend that majority of your time questioning what you have done wrong or thinking you have been losing your mind.

Shame, fear, embarrassment, resentment, humiliation...

 

These are all incredibly common feelings that emotional trauma and narcissistic abuse survivors feel. Recovery is not easy, is not quick, but is possible with the support and guidance of an experienced emotional trauma and narcissistic abuse expert.  I've been working with trauma and abuse survivors for over 15 years. From my early professional years working in the Emergency Department through my career as a psychotherapist and psychiatric nurse practitioner, and now to my most recent expertise as a holistic life coach and reiki master, I have seen the need for specialized treatment approaches tailored to the unique needs of the emotionally abused.  

 

 

Together we can develop a holistic plan of care that will leave you feeling comfortable, confident and empowered to make the next years of your life the best years of your life. 

Emotional Abuse is shockingly widespread. Nearly 49% of Americans are subjected to this form of intimate partner abuse. However, emotional abuse is commonly overlooked and invalidated. Its effects on a survivor, however, can be devastating, long-term, and costly.

What is Emotional Abuse?

Emotional Abuse is a pattern of continued behaviors that damage a person’s sense of self, agency, security, safety, and personal relationships....

April 27, 2018

The Devil whispered, “ You are not strong enough to handle the storm.” 

I replied, “ I AM the storm. “ 

- unknown

This is one of my all time favorite motivational quotes. It combines so many of the things I love: outsmarting adversaries with empowered sarcasm, storms (who doesn’t live the refreshing feeling after a good downpour? No? Just me? Ok then) and I AM statements. 

'I Am' statements are actually powerful in two different...

April 25, 2018

Emotional abuse is very misunderstood.  Unless someone has personally experienced this type of abuse, it can be very difficult for him or her to understand what someone else is going through. Unlike physical abuse, there are no visible wounds or scars left by emotional abuse. This can lead people to believe that the abuse is imaginary or not happening at all which can lead to the victim feeling even more alone.

Emotional a...

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