Trauma Chat Episode 07

Powered by RedCircle

Click here to download a transcript of this episode.

In this week’s episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, a trauma therapist, consultant and coach, talks about an alternative diagnosis which is not yet official in the US – Complex PTSD or C-PTSD. In this episode you will hear Laura talk about: 

  • The additional criteria that go along with a C-PTSD diagnosis as written in the ICD-11. 
  • What is emotional regulation/dysregulation? 
  • The negative self-perception aspect of C-PTSD with examples 
  • Idealization/Vilification of parents  
  • Loss of a sense of self/connection  

Resources for this Episode:  

Link to explanation of C-PTSD from 

Lisa Ferentz/s workbook, Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope & Healing 

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk’s book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind & Body in the Healing of Trauma 

Additional Links: 

Leave a message with a question to be included in a future episode: 

Follow Trauma Chat on Instagram: 

Follow Trauma Therapy Coaching & Consulting on Facebook:  

Get more information on Trauma Chat at: Sign up for the email list to stay in touch and receive a free gift! 

To listen to Laura’s other podcast, Therapy Chat, go to:  

If you like Trauma Chat please go to iTunes and leave a rating and review and subscribe to receive each episode as soon as it comes out. 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey – 

More Episodes

Post Details

Original Date

July 27, 2021

About the Host

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist and owner of a group practice, the Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing. She is also the host of Therapy Chat and Trauma Chat podcasts and the founder of the Trauma Therapist Network, a website for learning information about trauma and finding resources and help for trauma.

Learn More


Trauma Chat Podcast