Moving mountains: Understanding trauma, addictions to start the road to healing with Laura McCarthy
“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our lives.” – Akshay Dubey.
What if you gain the courage to face whatever you may be running from in your life?
In today’s episode, we go on a journey of emotions and healing. We are joined by renowned author of “Mess to Majestic” and licensed mental health counsellor Laura McCarthy.
Laura is passionate about inspiring others towards their own healing journey and opened up with us during this episode about her healing from addiction and how she is changing the stigma about mental health and addiction. Laura shares her story of the last 36 years and how recovery doesn’t just happen overnight.
This episode helps us understand what trauma is, types of trauma and covers the truth about addiction.
While you’re listening in, watch for the key connections Claudia, Kenda, and Laura draw to their own lives. You will learn how you can evaluate your own experiences and learn from them in a way that allows you to grow rather than be limited by your own trauma experiences.
In this episode, you will learn how to discover, assess, and understand your trauma and how by acknowledging that trauma, you can go from feeling like a mess to majestic!
To connect with Laura, visit her website www.lauramccarthyauthor.com