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Overcoming Religious Trauma with Quincee Gideon

To overcome trauma, you first need to know that you have trauma and that there are things you can do to overcome it. But how do you get that information? How do you determine what exactly is a trauma response when you have one?

Today’s guest, licensed clinical psychologist Quincee Gideon, has more than 12 years of experience treating trauma, including religious trauma, and trauma-related disorders. Listen as Dr. Gideon discusses trauma, how trauma lives in the body, and successful treatment methods. Then check out her Woven Together Trauma Therapy website, which includes a religious trauma quiz.

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • Gideon’s religious and spiritual journey
  • Her own deconstruction process
  • Definitions and types of trauma
  • Common examples of religious trauma
  • Learning about and overcoming one’s own trauma
  • How trauma lives in the body
  • Whether religious trauma happens more than people expect
  • Trauma therapy treatment modalities
  • Gideon’s favorite spiritual practice and spiritual role model

Books Recommended by Dr. Gideon:

  • Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

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