Two books about Trauma
How I healed myself; and how you can heal your own traumatic wounds
By Jim Byrne, Doctor of Counselling
Transforming Traumatic Dragons:
How to recover from a history of trauma – using a whole body-brain-mind approach
Revised, expanded and updated: Coming soon… Available by Easter 2021…
The author wrote this book to help individuals (who had traumatic experiences earlier in life) to be able to digest those traumas, and resolve any negative symptoms of having been traumatized.
The book describes three potent self-help processes which were designed to guide the reader in slowly and cautiously processing, or digesting, old emotional traumas, so they can be healed. The journey on offer is one from constant fight-or-flight emotions (like anger or anxiety); or from being switched off, zoned out, and unconnected to others; to one of returning to the original state of safety and security of being safely held in a loving mother’s arms – (the arms of a life you can now manage!)
Coming soon… 2021…
Recovery from Childhood Trauma:
How I healed my heart and mind – and how you can heal yourself
By Dr Jim Byrne, Doctor of Counselling
Many people struggle with emotional distress, just below the level of conscious awareness, which mars their life chances, and limits their capacity for happy relationships. Much of this distress could and should be classified as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); or emotional distress which follows on from a traumatic experience, which is too stressful (at the time of occurrence) to be processed into a coherent story. And even more should be defined as Complex-PTSD, arising out of protracted child abuse in early childhood.
The author describes the main traumatic experiences that occurred in his childhood, which hung like a dark cloud over his emotional and relational life, up to the age of almost forty years or so. He also describes the various therapeutic processes that he used to try to process his undigested childhood pain. … He also includes guidelines for the reader to do their own writing therapy on their own childhood trauma, which will greatly improve the quality of their emotional and relational lives. … His hope is that the reader will use this book to become happier and healthier, and more at ease in their own skin; with a better prospect of moving forward into a more enjoyable future life.