• Loving Someone with PTSD

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    When one person suffers, the whole family suffers

    Yet no one prepares us for how to respond to trauma.

    Family and friends often report:

    •  feeling disconnected from the loved one and getting the sense that nothing they say or do is right,
    • being unsure of how to support the survivor, including whether it’s okay to talk about what happened,
    • increased conflict at home and struggling to resolve it,
    • missing how life used to be before the trauma,
    • struggling to understand how to set boundaries or get their own needs met without upsetting or triggering the other person.

    You don’t have to figure it out on your own. We can help!

    This two-part webinar focuses on

    Part 1:

    • understand the impact of trauma on people and families

    • learn to communicate effectively with your loved one

    • feel more comfortable responding to trauma related disclosures

    Part 2:

    • learn to set boundaries

    • develop a self-care plan to prevent and respond to vicarious trauma

    • have answers to your questions about PTSD/CPTSD and how to support your loved one

    When family gets involved in a survivor’s healing journey, everyone benefits

    About the Facilitator

    Emilia Pacholec is a Registered Psychotherapist and the founder/director of New Moon Psychotherapy. She is a member of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists and works with individuals, couples, and families impacted by trauma. She firmly believes that trauma recovery cannot happen in isolation and is passionate about sharing the knowledge and skills to help families reconnect and heal.

    Loving Someone with PTSD is intended to help you navigate the difficult process of supporting a loved one experiencing symptoms of PTSD/CPTSD

    This workshop is open to anyone who has a relationship with someone who is experiencing symptoms of PTSD/CPTSD*.

    This includes parents, siblings, grandparents, partners, friends, roommates, etc.

    * individuals under 18 are welcome when accompanied by an adult.


    Interested? Got Questions? Reach out Today!

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    Our team is happy to answer any questions that you might have and to address your concerns.

    We will discuss your needs and explore how we might be able to help.

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