Lilly Hope Lucario

I am an author, writer, poet, blogger and admin of a community page, for anyone seeking support, validation, information and wanting to know more about trauma, abuse, PTSD, Complex PTSD and related disorders. I also educate and advocate for increased child protection and reducing abuse and trauma.

Emotional Flashbacks Due to Complex Trauma

Emotional flashbacks- These are where emotions from the past, are triggered by something occurring now.

Why The Pain of Non Belief or Doubting Victims Is More Horrific Than Abuse Itself

Not being believed, can sometimes feel even more painful than the abuse itself. And I am not invalidating, or minimizing the affect and consequences of abuse, by making this statement, at all.

Why Recovery From Narcissistic Abuse Is Slow and Painful

Recovery From Narcissistic Abuse, Is Slow & Painful By Lilly Hope Lucario

Questions To Ask Potential Therapists About Treating Complex Trauma

Building a relationship with a therapist, will likely be a challenging journey. But, a ‘safe enough’ therapy relationship, will be required. Safety, for many complex trauma survivors, is a fear inducing situation. The following is a list of potential questions I recommend, to discern if the therapist will be suitable.