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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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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Why Can’t I Heal?

Originally published on ACEs Connection on July 17, 2017 By Svava Brooks. This is a question I asked myself for a long time. So many people could diagnose me. So many people could tell me what was wrong with me. But few could actually help me heal. Why? Because my …

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13 Steps for Managing Flashbacks

Originally published on National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse on March 14, 2017 By Pete Walker, M.A.. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article offers some practical advice that many adult survivors of child abuse can use. A lot of us have little problem recalling the traumatic experiences we had …

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