Media

Addiction Today: iHeartRadio Interview

Katie speaks with broadcaster Russ Morley on ADDICTION TODAY, a talk radio program dedicated to the understanding and solutions for addiction, about her background, experience, and passion for working with those who’ve suffered a trauma. 

Listening to this podcast, you will gain a deeper understanding of:

  • The definition of trauma

  • Gender disparity among trauma victims

  • The interpersonal effects of trauma

  • Common symptoms of PTSD

  • Recovery steps for trauma victims

 

"Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid

Courage means you don't let fear stop you."

- Bethany Hamilton

 

Reading Material

Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life With Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

by Francine Shapiro

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

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The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness 

by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, et al.

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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself 

by Melodie Beattie

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Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears 

by Pema Chödrön

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Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.

by Brené Brown

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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

by Pema Chödrön

"The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself."

– Steve Maraboli

 

Workbooks

  • The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse 

    by Laura Davis

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    The Complex PTSD Workbook: A Mind-Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control and Becoming Whole

    by Arielle Schwartz PhD

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    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

    by Edmund Bourne PhD

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    Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse (The Guilford Substance Abuse Series) 

    by Lisa M Najavits

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." – William James

 

Apps

Learn to meditate and live mindfully with Headspace:

  • Hundreds of themed sessions on everything from stress and sleep to focus and anxiety

  • Bite-sized guided meditations for busy schedules

  • SOS exercises in case of sudden meltdowns

Sanvello provides a toolbox to deal with daily anxiety and stress, along with a highly supportive community of like-minded individuals.

Sanvello helps you to break cycles of unhelpful thoughts, feelings, and behaviors through methods such as CBT, mindfulness meditation, mood tracking, and relaxation.

Calm is the #1 app for meditation and mindfulness. Enjoy 100+ guided meditations to help you manage anxiety, lower stress and sleep better.

 

Calm is the perfect mindfulness app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users.

"It's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It's necessary."

– Mandy Hale

 

Websites

Suicide Prevention Hotline and Resources:

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