Co-creating Peace

Co-creating Peace Episode #84 – "The Impact of Trauma on Communication"

September 04, 2022 Kathleen Oweegon
Co-creating Peace
Co-creating Peace Episode #84 – "The Impact of Trauma on Communication"
Show Notes

Today's episode is a follow-on to last week's episode when Greg Wieting and I had a great conversation about transforming trauma, learning to see our lived experience with new awareness and wisdom, and using these to build stronger, healthier relationships with ourselves and others. Of course, a major component of building stronger, healthier relationships is communication. Yet, trauma can impact our ability to effectively communicate with others in several detrimental ways. 

Today, Karen Robinson, a service driven social worker, therapist, and coach with 24+ years of clinical experience who specializes in trauma recovery, anxiety, and depression joins me to talk about this often-misunderstood impact of trauma. She also shares some communication tools trauma survivors can use to support their successful communication. Among them are her Communication Roadmap, and a new way to look at I-Messages, which I spoke about in Episode #10, "The 'I's Have It"

Karen Lynn Robinson is a licensed clinical social worker, and the Founder and CEO of Heal Thrive Dream, LLC. She received both her BSW and MSW from the University of Maine. Karen is a genuine, authentic, and compassionate provider. 

Heal Thrive Dream is a mother-daughter company that includes a wide range of services and products for women recovering from trauma. They offer holistic therapy, coaching, courses, and a wide variety of learning and inspirational products. 

Learn more about Karen Robinson and all that she has to offer trauma survivors at: karenrobinson360.com.

To learn more about the Trauma Recovery Summit where Karen will be presenting in October, click:  "Trauma Recovery Summit 2022".
Here’s more information on her topic: Get UNSTUCK and Out of Your Rut of Constant Cycles of Starting & Stopping
Stuckness and wheel-spinning become the norm for many who've suffered trauma, neglect, and other hurts. With commitment, simple digestive prompts and tools can change that. Uncover a mindset shift and a process of tiny steps to break unproductive cycles once and for all.

Contact Kathleen Oweegon at: oweegon@bridgesofpeace.com to share your ideas and feedback for this show. You can receive a free 30-minute communication coaching session by being a guest on Co-creating Peace to talk about your communication challenges and receive Kathleen's suggestions on the air. Visit BridgesofPeace.com to learn more about Kathleen and her work.