"How do I bring up my trauma in therapy?" | AKA ep 90

Ask Kati Anything podcast episode 90Today's guest is Jessica Harp, LPC, MS! She joins All Points North Lodge in her role as Clinical Operations Manager. She is passionate about employing empirically proven treatment and innovation to aid patients in identifying core belief systems that are affecting the ability to function in relationships, professions and being a meaningful member of society.Since 2013, Jessica has been serving clients in a few different clinical settings such as Partial hospitalization, inpatient and outpatient. Some of her roles have consisted of ensuring all programs were compliant with current laws, rules and regulations of federal and state licensing agencies, supervising individual and group counseling and overall providing high quality care to all clients. The most rewarding moment of her career has been providing awareness and education on Moral Injury. She is confident that she is able to provide support and guidance in clinical operations while aiding in the cultivation of an environment that clients and clinicians thrive in and reach their optimum wellness. Thank you to APN Lodge for sponsoring this podcast! All Points North Lodge is a behavioral health company that offers addiction treatment, mental health, and trauma therapy at a stunning Colorado mountain campus and online.Addiction & Mental Health Treatment If you are looking for an in-person treatment center that provides expert help with addiction recovery and mental health, All Points North Lodge is a great option. All Points North Lodge offers evidence-based and holistic treatment in the Colorado mountains. Chat with a member of their team at www.apnlodge.com/kati or call (218) 306-8214Audience questions1. What should be the goal, either short term or long term, when trying to address shame, guilt and disgust in areas of trauma? The battle I face between showing self-compassion and keeping self-hatred...2. I am really struggling to bring up my trauma in therapy. I only tend to talk about it when certain major triggers occur in my day to day life. Whenever I do talk about it, I feel awful for...3. Can you discuss the taboo side effects of abuse victims because it is never discussed at all and only discusses favorable therapy for victims but never abusers? Half the time we see abused victims get better...4. How can I break the shame spiral that I am in?  I endured both verbal/emotional abuse as well as SA from someone close to me.  But many times instead of being angry at them I am angry at myself...5. A few years ago, I hit a rock bottom with my depression that I’d never felt before. I was constantly suicidal and it was terrifying to me. I had absolutely no support and was alone in ... BooksTraumatized   https://geni.us/Bfak0j Are u ok?  http://bit.ly/2s0mULy Online TherapyI do not currently offer online therapy.  My sponsor BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor, please visit: https://betterhelp.com/katiPatreon Help support the creation of mental health content? https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/Opinions That Don't Matter! (my afterhours podcast)https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/Business Contact  Linnea Toney  linnea@underscoretalent.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton) --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/askkatianything/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/askkatianything/support

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