Post Traumatic Growth

In most martial arts there exists a system of belts. Students begin as a white belt and progress thru a series of colors until they reach the level of black belt. The belts are a metaphor for the journey of life. We start out in life as a white belt. This represents who at our […]

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Sparking: staying connected after trauma

What will you see when you look back? Some years ago I met an elderly woman who asked me that question. She had recently left her husband of 40 years. Her husband had abused her physically and mentally from the onset of their relationship. She described to me that the worst part of what he […]

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Building Resilience to PTSD

A One day Workshop DETAILS This conference is for mental health professionals and military and first responder wellness co-ordinators who would like to learn more about the Project Trauma Support approach to addressing PTSD in those who serve. Moderator: Dr. Manuela Joannou M.D CCFP(EM) Speakers: are lived experience police officers and military personnel.

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So you went through a PTS cohort, now what?

The 51/2 day PTS program is exhilarating and exhausting. You most likely have never gone through anything like it before.  You came face to face with uncut raw emotion. All of your previously troubling and confusing experiences, memories and feelings had their chance to escape. The cohort provided the safe container where you could finally […]

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