Episode 31: C-PTSD and Empathy

Out of My Mind in Costa Rica-Living with CPTSD

Jul 29 2021 • 25 mins

Episode 31

C-PTSD and Empathy

The Role of Empathy in Healing C-PTSD

July 29, 2021

This week I am talking about Empathy. You know, the power to be with the feelings, thoughts, and experiences of another. It’s a special trait that everyone should work on developing as much as possible. Empathy is the glue that holds relationships together. No empathy, no relationship. It’s that simple.

Here’s a sweet article on listening. Remember, listening is loving.

5 Simple Keys to Helping Your Partner Feel Heard | Psychology Today

We have probably experienced this with our partner on more than one occasion.

Is It Possible to Lack Empathy? (psychcentral.com)

Here’s the official Webster’s Dictionary definition of Empathy.

Empathy | Definition of Empathy at Dictionary.com

This another wonderful article by Pete Walker. I really encourage all of you dealing with C-PTSD to look into this man’s work. It is absolutely exquisite.

More and more traumatology pundits list attachment disorder as one of the key symptoms of Complex PTSD (pete-walker.com)

Finally, here’s a nice article by by Matthew Tull Ph.D.

Self Compassion | healingcomplextrauma (healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.com)