Created to Survive: Hope for Healing Childhood Trauma

Liberty University Psychology Department Presentation

Description: What happens when a child, created for love and nurturing, endures the unthinkable? Author and educator, Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D., through her own story of developmental trauma and therapeutic process of healing, will provide a rare glimpse into the dissociative coping mechanisms which enabled her to survive. With humor, hope, and perspectives from the therapist’s couch, she will share her BRAVE journey while integrating recent trauma and attachment research which now fuels her advocacy efforts for trauma-informed practices.

( See: Slides from Presentation)

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Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D.

BRAVE Healing Childhood Trauma

"How I wish everyone could have access to this profound book as its message of healing and recovery are urgently needed in our world.”    -Susan Jenkins, Author

All information and resources at this website have been presented as part of my personal story and does not replace professional psychological care for mental health issues. The only legal and ethical advice I can offer is to seek professional help. 

If you have had or are having suicidal thoughts, please call: 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 


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