This episode, Five Spirits, Five Paths, Complex PTSD in Today’s World, was written and read by Dr. Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc. To learn more about Dr. Kim Peirano, you can visit her website here or learn more about The Integrative Healing Institute here.
"The consistent devaluation of our intrinsic goodness as human beings is often reduced to only the value we provide another, rather than who we are as a person, unique and full of passion and creativity. The effects of this type of society extend beyond making ends meet and feeling safe. Over time this can actually cause significant trauma, now known clinically as Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. cPTSD is different from PTSD in that it is not so much associated with the trauma or reaction to outward events, but instead manifests inwardly - how we see and think about ourselves - and as a result, how we see the world.”
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