Parenting with PTSD book release

October 12, 2017 marks the release of Parenting with PTSD, the book that breaks the silence about parenting after childhood trauma, so that parents can break the cycle of abuse. For survivors of childhood abuse, becoming a parent is marked by a sudden resurgence of traumatriggers. At every stage of …

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Pass a Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights in California

Originally published on Change.Org in March, 2017 By Flannery From California. California is close to passing a Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights that will guarantee comprehensive, common sense civil rights for survivors like me. In March of 2015, I was sexually assaulted by a man I was dating. When …

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Jodie Ortega Performs Breaking Our Silence: Healing Thrives in Community

“Jodie Ortega first wowed us in her 2014 TEDx talk, “Breaking My Silence: Healing Thrives in Conversation.” Where she shared her journey of breaking free from the secret of being raped by a family member. Jodie is back for another TEDx talk on Saturday, September 16, 2017, and through a …

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What Do You Believe, and Does It Serve You?

Originally published on Educate4Change on July 31, 2017 By Svava Brooks. Have you noticed my recent blog posts have been building on a certain theme? Each one is written to take you deeper and deeper into your healing. My intent is to help you tackle your core issues and accelerate …

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