‘Puer aeternus’: Peter pan syndrome

HOOK After recently watching legendary Steven Spielberg film ‘HOOK’  I felt compelled by the meaning behind the mythos. Essentially Pan is a misfit-like teenage warrior who rebels against adult pirates in a fictional paradise known as ‘Neverland’. The cornerstone of his legend is he leader of lost boys who all refuses to GROW UP!  From… Continue reading ‘Puer aeternus’: Peter pan syndrome

Inner-guardianship work: compassionate self-reparenting

Introduction This is probably one of my favourite topics within the whole childhood trauma recovery movement. It was first introduced to me by a man called ‘John Bradshaw’. I have read 3 of his books and was an amazing teacher. The premise of ‘self-reparenting’ is you begin to meet your needs within the present moment… Continue reading Inner-guardianship work: compassionate self-reparenting

Top 10 highly recommended childhood trauma recovery books

Within the book I am writing currently I provide a healing map to navigate through the complex maze of trauma induced in childhood. Given that to at least to small degrees, most people have some form of maladaptive tendencies gained from their family of origin unit which don’t particularly serve them within their current adult… Continue reading Top 10 highly recommended childhood trauma recovery books

Core primal wounds: discussing the specific emotional childhood wounds affecting you in your current stage of adulthood

My personal experience with CPTSD  Over the past year or so I have dedicated myself to healing & gaining a greater understanding of CPTSD (complex post traumatic stress) induced in early childhood. When I was 21 (I’m 25 now) my father went to prison for attempted murder I could see there was something different about… Continue reading Core primal wounds: discussing the specific emotional childhood wounds affecting you in your current stage of adulthood