I have PTSD due to my experiences at the 7th July 2005 London Bombing...I was in the Kings Cross train. I have rarely (count on two hands) attended meeting now for seven and a half years....I cannot…Continue
"I minimized my life traumas from being a toddler my parents were both violent to my sister and I. It appears I had a level of PTSD before 7/7 and I went through multiple bereavements just prior as well... What made…"
"Medication as with relaxation seem not to work... I am very close to Buddhist values and while on the tube I had amazing spiritual experiences that enabled me to face death! But thank you for you for the link I will have a look xxx
"My meeting seem to abandon me. I think they felt lost to know what to do.... I have had PTSD Psychotherapy and Psychology treatments... I have improved (My Psychiatrist calls it Complex PTSD) due to Childhood abuse and other traumas…"
"My thoughts are with you and wish you healing. There is no point attndning anything if it does not bring peace and serenity. Have you tried some Buddhist meditation? There is an 'English' form of Buddhism, more acceptable to the European…"
"A similar problem happened to me during my post-divorce therapy, though probably not quite as profoundly as with you. Or maybe it was, and I have minimized it. I've felt I've had to walk out of meeting even, once. I have found it helpful…"
"Dear Lesley Regan Ratcliff, thanks so much for writing.
I had PTSD for eight years, and now thankfully I am largely recovered. Quaker pastor Peggy Senger Parsons does work with trauma and she has had useful things to say, including how much getting…"
I have PTSD due to my experiences at the 7th July 2005 London Bombing...I was in the Kings Cross train. I have rarely (count on two hands) attended meeting now for seven and a half years....I cannot cope with sitting in silence as my brain does horrid things. I do not know what support I would need? I have attended church but that too is now difficult.See More
"Thanks for your support! It was the sitting in silence my mind filled with stuff, I did go to church and a bit confused now.....I haven't been to either of them...I do have my direct relationship to God and he does seem to be…"
"Fibromyalgia and other ills kept me away for several years as well. It was the travel and the time of morning....
In our meeting, we are revisiting the idea of bringing meeting for worship to Friends who are unable to come to us. Could your local…"
"Lesley Regan Ratcliff - I hear you. I suffered badly with PTSD for eight years and I am so glad to be able to say that I am now healed, thank God. I still have some trouble with anxiety from time to time but the PTSD attacks don't happen any…"
I am a Quaker and Artist. Married to Ron who is an Athiest but one of the kindest souls on this planet. Mother of a Ginger monster cat called Sox.Sister to Jackie and Aunty to my nieces who I love to peices. I love God and have a direct relationship with, who with him and his guardians are with me every moment of my time!
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