Trauma recovery requires a witness.

Psychological trauma recovery requires help. It requires input from others. It requires support, to be heard, to be witnessed, and sadly, because it is rare, it requires being understood. Empathy can go only so far and not ever be enough. A victim of psychological abuse probably has and gives more empathy than anyone they know…

“The greatest disease in the West today…

“The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are…

PTSD and the Empath.

  For an empath, or highly sensitive person, in these chaotic times, the “normal” world, especially cities and densely populated, industrial and buzzing hubs can easily, and will, more often than not cause symptoms and brain trauma similar to that of war veterans or victims of physical, psychological or any other form of abuse. (Look…