Books for Understanding Trauma/ C-PTSD

The following blog provides a summary of books I have found valuable in understanding trauma, complex-PTSD, PTSD and trauma healing.

Worksheet for Feeling Overwhelmed

Values and Goals Jessica del Rosso, MSW, RSW www.alongsidetrauma.ca So often survivors of trauma feel they have lost their sense of self...

Sleep, Trauma and Cannabis

Jessica del Rosso, MSW, RSW Alongsidetrauma.ca REM Sleep and Trauma Sleep is undoubtedly an important and undervalued part of our...

Boundaries During the Holiday Season

For survivors of trauma, the holidays rarely bring up the feelings written about on Hallmark cards. Often times, the holiday season...

Grief and Loss

What is grief? And, why do we feel so hopeless managing our grief when it arises? Why does it feel so isolating and life shattering? I...

Shaking but Safe

Have you ever felt that moment where your mind is telling you one thing, and your body is telling you another? A situation where your...