Created to Survive

Liberty University Psychology Department Presentation

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.

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Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D.

      Trauma-Informed Author & Advocate

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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 

1-800-273-8255

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