Never visit your trauma except in therapeutic session!

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Implicit (trauma) memory stored in the amygdala is not accessible consciously.
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Thinking about our trauma will not heal us, will not stop our adrenal stress response (fight or flight mechanism) from firing.
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Every time we entertain our trauma, it increases in power.
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Check out the numerous PTSD blogs devoted to discussing trauma details and symptoms.
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This behavior does damage.
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Has anyone encountered a therapist who recommends you swap experiences with each other in the waiting room?
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Engaging our trauma without a therapist present to integrate it, is a recipe for disaster.
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