Processing Traumatic Memories

Processing traumatic memories is an important step in the trauma healing process, part of the “Remembering and Mourning” stage of Judith Herman’s model. However it has to be done with caution. Hope these graphics are helpful.

Processing Traumatic Memories
What are Traumatic Memories ?
Caution : Recovering Your Memories of Abuse ?

Source:
http://www.peterlance.com.au/ResolvingTraumaWithEMDR.doc
https://www.jimhopper.com/child-abuse/recovered-memories/personal-questions/
https://www.jimhopper.com/healing-resources/stages-of-recovery/
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/expressive-trauma-integration/201804/trauma-processing-when-and-when-not

The Five Stages of Abandonment

Based on Susan Anderson’s Model

Abandonment, in the form of neglect and abuse, is at the core of childhood trauma. As adults, we not only struggle with the intense cycles of pain during heart breaks and loss of loved ones, but we are also vulnerable to feeling the pain of abandonment every day in subtle ways like just being ignored by a friend.

The Five Stages of Abandonment
Mini Swirls

Source:

https://www.abandonment.net/swirl-the-five-stages-of-abandonment

http://www.abandonment.net/the-five-phases-of-abandonment-grief-and-recovery