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Here's all our best information on religious trauma, codependency, trauma responses and recovery. 

What are the Types of Dissociation?

One of the most common ways that our brains protect ourselves from receiving too much traumatizing information is through dissociation

Dissociation is one of the powerful and merciful ways that our brain takes a break from reality in order to protect us from feeling pain, taking in...

8 Common Religious Trauma Symptoms

Religious trauma is more common than you might think. When trauma happens within religious environments, unique symptoms can arise. Oftentimes, there’s a mix of upsetting trauma symptoms and the mental health outcomes of living in repressive and controlling environments.  


What is Religious Trauma?

Let’s first start off with defining trauma. Trauma is anything that happens “too much, too fast” or "too often". This overwhelms our nervous systems and we are made to feel temporarily overwhelmed, which initiates our survival mechanisms of fight, flight, freeze, or fawn.


Demystifying Cults: Two by Twos

We talk a lot about religious trauma and cult recovery here at Traumastery, and we believe that knowledge is power, so let’s take a moment to learn about the cult: Two by Twos. Scroll down to the bottom of this post to watch Dr. Quincee break down the features of the Two by Twos.

The Two by...

Demystifying Cults: Assembly of YHWHhoshua

We talk a lot about religious trauma and cult recovery here at Traumastery, and we believe that there is so much power in knowledge, so let’s dive into another cult you may not have heard of: Assembly of YHWHhoshua.

Many cults, although they may have very different characteristics and...

Coaching vs Therapy. How do I know what’s right for me?

When you decide that you need additional support, it can be very overwhelming to decide what kind of support you want and who you want to work with. We want to make that decision a little easier for you. First off, let’s dive into the differences between therapy and coaching.

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