Navigating C-PTSD: The Healing Power of Titration and Catharsis

Safely managing flooding and dissociation

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW, RSW
Published in
5 min readMay 5, 2024

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Following an initial therapy session with Lucas, a young man beset by complex trauma and dissociative symptoms, an unexpected deluge of memories and tears ensued. His deadpan reciting of parental narcissistic abuse triggered a delayed emotional response, that up until then was blocked…

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Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW, RSW
Invisible Illness

Complex trauma clinician and writer. Survivor turned thriver, with a love for world travel, the arts and nature. I think outside the box. Sheritherapist.com