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What is the Difference Between Big T and Little t Trauma?

Dr. Janice Caudill, PhD, CSAT-S, CCPS-S, CPTT-S, PRT, IAT, SEP

Learn the differences between big and small traumatic events.

Partners of Sex Addicts & Infidelity Survivors: Are You Stuck in a Victim Stance?

Partners of Sex Addicts & Infidelity Survivors: Are You Stuck in a Victim Stance? The legacy of any trauma is a sense of victimhood. Whether from a car wreck, or… Read more

Betrayal Trauma: Understanding Your Trauma Triggers

Trauma Triggers Trauma triggers are anything that serves as a reminder of painful events in your life. They can be people, places, things, or situations. Thoughts, feelings, and sensations may… Read more

Surviving Betrayal Abandonment: Infidelity Survivors & Partners of Sex Addicts

 Abandonment feels like death. Or worse. In fact; for many of us, death sometimes sounds like a better alterna­tive than abandonment. When our partner betrays us or leaves us for… Read more

The Gaslighting Pill in Infidelity & Sex Addiction: Separating Out the Kernel of Truth

Gaslighting is an insidiously effective tool of manipulation, most often used by the betraying spouse to protect secrets or avoid consequences. Gaslighting involves getting the target to ingest a special… Read more

Empowerment Toolbox: Empower Yourself with the Wonder Woman Pose

  Ever notice Wonder Woman’s confidence? How she conveys her sense of power? How you know her strength is about more than just her muscles? That she completely trusts that… Read more

Making Life Work for You

 Life will work for me when I realize . . . the only walls, locked doors and prisons in my life are the ones that I have built. Mental Health… Read more

Partners of Sex Addicts: Sex Addiction Induced Trauma

I recently came across an article in The National Psychologist by Dr. Omar Minwalla. Dr. Minwalla is a psychologist, clinical sexologist and clinical director of The Institute for Sexual Health… Read more