Guest blog by Dawn Scott Jones www.DawnJones.org I wish I had a different story. I wish it wasn’t one of horrific pain that left my life in a pile of ashes, filled with shame and sorrow. But I don’t have a different story. What I do have, however, is the power to decide how my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One in four women will experience a sexual assault in their lifetime. One in ten will develop post-traumatic stress disorder. Rape Trauma Syndrome (RTS) is a way of describing the post-traumatic stress symptoms that occur after a sexual assault. However, everyone responds differently, and the stages may vary from person to person. ACUTE PHASE This […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
For the past three years, I’ve been speaking and consulting on post-traumatic stress disorder. After I accompanied my best friend for treatment that radically changed her life, I began to suspect that my life was unraveling because of untreated trauma. But I was different from other people who suffered PTSD. Or so I thought. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.