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I’ve been there…

Trauma impacts all areas of life including how we see ourselves, others, and the world, how we relate, how we feel in our bodies, how we express emotions, how we think, and how we respond. It impacts our personal sense of safety in relationships and in the world. Trauma Responses can make you feel alone, out of control, and helpless.

What is Trauma?  Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is developed over long term trauma, such as chronic neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse and more. Trauma expert Gabor Mate, MD says “Trauma is not what happens to you. Trauma is what happens inside of you as a result of what happens to you.”

Childhood Trauma that keeps a child in active self-protection grows into an adult with an extremely sensitized nervous system that remains hypervigilant and on guard for any possible threats of danger.

It makes sense if you still feel afraid when you are now safe.

It makes sense if you struggle with shame and guilt.

It makes sense if you still feel at times like a child in an adult body.It makes sense if you feel deep sadness even though your brain tells you that you should be happy.

It makes sense if you spend time in your head trying to figure things out so you could “feel” better.

It makes sense if you find getting close to people challenging.

It makes sense if you struggle with triggers.

It makes sense if you feel overwhelmed by life.

It makes sense if you have difficult time relaxing or staying present.

And, you CAN grow and in your capacity to feel safe and connected to yourself, others and your life now. 

Monique Koven


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The Healing Trauma Podcast

The Healing Trauma Podcast

As a Certified Trauma Recovery Coach and a survivor of developmental Trauma , I know the power of hope. This podcast seeks to provide the latest information on trauma it to inspire hope that healing is possible. I bring on experts in the field of trauma, trauma coaches and therapists.

trauma recovery coaching

Trauma Recovery Coaching

The online format makes it easy to receive the trauma informed support you are looking for as you begin or continue healing from trauma. Trauma informed coaching is available no matter where you are located. Across the world and any time zone.

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Podcast Highlights

Guests on The Healing Trauma Podcast

Deb Dana

Q&A WITH DEB DANA – Trauma Healing And The Polyvagal Theory

Dr. Pat Odgen

Why We Need The Body When Healing Trauma

Dr. Janina Fisher

The Living Legacy Of Trauma

I’m ready to find internal safety…

Trauma can feel like you are either stuck in overwhelm or freeze. If this is your experience, you are not alone.

You can find more calm and safety. You can experience relational safety and support.

Let me show you how.


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