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What do you do if you're living with a narcissistic parent?
 
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Living with a narcissist is very difficult particularly for a child. The narcissist feels entitled. They have an idealized feeling of worth.
What is Complex PTSD and How can it be Managed?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg, an expert on traumatic stress explains how to cope and manage your chronic PTSD symptoms.
Other Conditions: Living with a Narcissist
 
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There are a group of personality disorders that tend to overlap but the narcissist really feel entitled. They have an idealized feeling of worth. It's not the same as vanity.
PTSD Symptoms: What does it mean to freeze in a traumatic sense?
 
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Freezing is an interesting word to use to explain a state of mind when you are stuck. Instead of fighting something terrifying we may freeze. It's a way of escaping.
Can PTSD cause sufferers to break from reality? What is a dissociative state?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg helps trauma survivors understand the term dissociation. Dissociation can be thought of as a defense against panic and terror. Instead of having acute awareness of the surrounding danger, instead of having accurate recollection of a devastating event, one has a hypnotic reverie, like being drugged.
PTSD: Do different traumas cause different forms of PTSD?
 
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The quality of the PTSD may be different but PTSD is an injury that wasn't there before you were traumatized. Injurious exposure can cause changes in the physiology of your brain.
A message for men whose partners have PTSD.
 
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Dr. Ochberg offers suggestions to men on how to best help their wives or girlfriends deal with PTSD.
Compassion Fatigue, Secondary PTSD, Vicarious PTSD, Differences
 
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In this webcast Frank Ochberg explains the differences between Compassion Fatigue, Secondary PTSD, burn out, and Caregiver Burden. Our DVD, When Helping Hurts: Preventing & Treating Compassion Fatigue is available for purchase on www.giftfromwithin.org
What are emotional triggers and how can we manage them?
 
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Psychiatrist Frank Ochberg explains the concept of emotional and psychological triggers and how veterans, victims of crime and sexual assault can manage their traumatic stress symptoms.
PTSD Symptoms: Why do trauma survivors so often feel shame?
 
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In this webcast Frank Ochberg discusses how survivors sometimes hide their feelings. Feeling humiliated is part of being victimized. The perpetrator should feel shame, not their victim.
How Does PTSD Affect Brain Function?
 
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Exposure to a traumatic event may cause PTSD symptoms. Stress can damage the brain. In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses what happens to the brain after a traumatic event.
How can we support the PTSD sufferer?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains how caregivers can best support their loved one with PTSD.
What is the Stellate Ganglion Block?
 
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This webcast discusses a new treatment procedure that is being researched for treating veterans and other people suffering from PTSD.
What is the role of shame when one has been victimized?
 
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Dr. Frank Ochberg, PTSD expert explains why victims of crime and other trauma survivors may feel humiliated and embarrassed after being subjected to the cruelty of others.
What is Chronic PTSD
 
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In this webcast, PTSD expert, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains chronic PTSD.
What is the relationship between chronic and complex PTSD?
 
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This clip from our DVD called "Making Peace With Chronic PTSD: Marla's Story" discusses chronic and complex PTSD through comments and conversation of two individuals who are uniquely qualified to explain a complicated condition in clear, compelling terms. For more info please visit Gift From Within.
Trauma Memories
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains the trauma memory, including the verbally accessible memory and the situationally accessible memory.
Why do PTSD sufferers seem to worry excessively?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg defines why trauma survivors seem to worry excessively, and our unconscious associations and perceptions.
What is Compassion Fatigue?
 
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Compassion Fatigue can develop because even though working with suffering people is rewarding it can also be hard to take sometimes. Dr. Frank Ochberg explains the causes, symptoms and methods for coping with compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. Our DVD "When Helping Hurts: Preventing & Treating Compassion Fatigue is available for purchase on www.giftfromwithin.org
Other consequences of trauma beyond PTSD: Depression & Grief
 
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PTSD is not the only consequences of trauma. Sometimes people are biologically depressed which means they can lack psychological energy.
What do you say if your spouse says to "Get over it."
 
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Dr. Frank Ochberg gives tips for survivors on how to talk to their spouse or significant other about PTSD.
What are the Effects of Chronic Trauma?
 
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In this webcast, PTSD expert, Frank Ochberg explains the effects of chronic trauma on survivors of traumatic events.
Intro to Making Peace with Chronic PTSD -- Marla's Story.
 
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This clip from our DVD called "Making Peace With Chronic PTSD: Marla's Story" is about Chronic and Complex PTSD. It introduces therapists, trauma survivors and the general public to the topic of prolonged PTSD. For additional info please visit out website at www.giftfromwithin.org
Nightmares Versus Flashbacks
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg talks about PTSD and the differences between flashbacks and memories.
What is a psychopath?
 
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In this webcast Dr. Frank Ochberg talks about psychopaths. A psychopath does not have a conscience. A normal person feels good about being good and when they make mistakes that hurt people they feel guilty or embarrassed. A psychopath does not have that feeling.
Can a child be a psychopath?
 
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In this webcast Dr. Frank Ochberg talks about psychopaths and if child can be labeled a psychopath.
Living with PTSD: Lessons for Partners, Friends and Supporters
 
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This DVD is valuable for those who care about the PTSD sufferer in their life. It explains what PTSD is, and why it is important to learn about this condition. For more information visit http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html
What are some tips for separating from your therapist?
 
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Dr. Ochberg gives the trauma survivor in therapy tips on how to anticipate and deal with the end stages and/ or graduation from therapy.
PTSD & Depression: Who is on your Board Of Directors
 
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In this webcast Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses how he helps his PTSD and depressed patients. Many people with PTSD and depression say negative things about themselves to themselves. Dr. Ochberg explains a therapeutic tool he calls "your board of directors." Replacing the negative people on your board of directors with those who are supportive.
Veterans & PTSD: Frank reads his poem for veterans called "My Wounds Are Not For You To See" - 4:26
 
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Poem by Dr. Frank Ochberg based on his experience with combat veterans. Many veterans live with traumatic stress symptoms after combat and military service.
Can non-lethal events cause PTSD?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses how non-lethal events can trigger PTSD.
What is the stress response?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains even if you do not get PTSD; if you have been though a major trauma it arouses you and anyone would dread that this can occur again so it is perfectly normal, healthy, appropriate to be in a state of distress and to be on guard against similar traumas occurring.
What tips do you have for new therapists?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg offers tips for new therapists working with clients. He discusses the different stages of therapy.
Explaining PTSD is part of Treating PTSD: Lessons for Mental Health Professionals
 
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Explaining PTSD is essential in treating PTSD. In this video clip, two trauma experts, Dr. Frank Ochberg and Dr. Angie Panos, give new therapists, and therapists new to PTSD insightful and thoughtful suggestions about explaining posttraumatic stress disorder to patients. For more information visit http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html
Why do some trauma survivors have trouble falling and staying asleep?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains why some PTSD survivors have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and the fear of nightmares.
What is active listening and how is it different from mirroring?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains how to be an active listener to a trauma survivor.
PTSD: What does the latest brain imaging research tell us about PTSD?
 
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The MEG (Magnetoencephalography) is a computerized brain imaging device. We are moving toward the day when we can distinguish between the image of the person with TBI, the person with PTSD and the person with both.
Webcast Other Conditions DESNOS
 
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PTSD expert, Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses the term DESNOS. DESNOS is used because some traumas are not clearly defined. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that develops from exposure to a single traumatic event and in this webcast Frank Ochberg discusses situations of multiple traumas and traumas taken place during a person's formative years
What is the correlation between emotional distress and illness?
 
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In this webcast Dr. Frank Ochberg explains the correlation between emotional distress and physical illness.
Recovery: What was the inspiration for the Survivor Psalm?
 
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Frank Ochberg reads the" Survivor Psalm" that he wrote after working with victims of crime, and wanting a statement that would reflect a state of mind after therapy was completed.
How can others support the person with PTSD?
 
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This clip from our DVD called "Making Peace With Chronic PTSD: Marla's Story" shows Marla talking about how a friend helped her cope with a PTSD Flashback. Dr. Frank Ochberg also discusses toxic families and going home for the holidays. Additional information at www.giftfromwithin.org
Are trauma survivors more likely to be revictimized?
 
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Dr. Ochberg explains that yes a person can be a victim of childhood abuse and suffer more traumatic events but they can get help and therapists can give you tools for recovery.
Survivor Guilt
 
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In this clip, Frank Ochberg discusses survivor guilt. Sometimes after a traumatic event, a person may feel guilty for surviving or being uninjured when others were harmed.
Explain the Biology of Arousal in Victims of Sexual Assault
 
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In this webcast, Frank Ochberg, MD discusses the biology of arousal in victims of sexual assault and/or sexual abuse, and why victims should not think there is something wrong with them and/or carry self- stigma.
Are you at risk for more abuse after being a survivor of incest?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses the incest secret and how it affects relationships.
Compassion Fatigue: Can a child develop Secondary PTSD?
 
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Children are vulnerable to Secondary Trauma. Children can develop vicarious trauma and may take steps backward in development. There are specialists that can help children with secondary PTSD.
What is cognitive behavioral therapy?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Frank Ochberg, M.D. on PTT: The Counting Method
 
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In this 25 minute DVD, Dr. Frank Ochberg explains and models his Counting Method for mastering flashbacks and intrusive recollections. For more information visit http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html
Compassion Fatigue: Are nurses vulnerable to Compassion Fatigue?
 
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Nurses may experience compassion fatigue. Nurses are important helpers in our society.
What is meant by the term Moral Injury? What is Survivor Guilt?
 
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In this webcast, Dr. Ochberg explains the concepts of Moral Injury and Survivor Guilt, mainly drawn from the military context.