Resources

These are resources that I have found useful in managing symptoms. I am not a professional and do not recommend one technique/book over another.

Books:

Complex PTSD by Pete Walker

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

The Courage to Heal by Laura Davis

The Courage to Heal Workbook by Laura Davis

Complex PTSD workbook

Links:

13 Steps for Managing Emotional Flashbacks

Understanding-CPTSD (1)

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nightmare-exposure-and-rescripting-free-en-us

grounding techniques

emdr

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Complex PTSD

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Art of Peace and relaxation workbook:  https://lookaside.fbsbx.com/file/artofpeaceandrelaxation.pdf?token=AWw_ayU93c79z5K-L-ze-aL58rQLfdJpnwDTOrg6KTC7dph4zpLc6EKUwiPLvOY8CUsL5xPiGeLcUY853e2tSPW3UuW4TjsSFhz_-EsPUtn2uYHTOj2UPbTP9nbIvAfUTTZy4B1YkYFcVjz-JaQzQc5G

PTSD during the holidays: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/red-room/emtama-lane-psydem-why-pt_b_4311983.html

Nightmares and night terror: http://blogs.plos.org/mindthebrain/2013/11/19/what-dreams-may-come-treating-the-nightmares-of-ptsd/

Dissociation: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/PTSD-overview/Dissociative_Subtype_of_PTSD.asp

Crisis lines: 1-800-273-8255 or text hello to 741741 for crisis or start to 741741 for sexual assault survivors

self injury: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20350950