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5 Innovative Steps To Heal From PTSD

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5 Innovative Steps To Heal From PTSD

Teal Swan's Highly Effective Trauma Healing Process
Teal Swan
Jun 30, 2016 at 03:30 PM

The Completion Process is the doorway to liberation. It’s a way to put yourself back together again so you are no longer inhibited by the past, or terrified of the future. This process is for anyone; we all have past hurts in our lives that need healing, and often we cannot see that the symptoms we experience in our current life are connected to these past hurts. But they are. We have simply not con­nected the dots.

Every day traumatized soldiers return from war. Inhabitants of war-torn areas struggle to pick up the broken pieces of their lives and move forward. Children are abused, women are raped, and natural disas­ters leave people with nothing.

ER doctors, first responders, and fire fighters assist others through horrific circumstances and often find it difficult to process the distress of what they have experienced.

Others succumb to addiction to try to drown out the pain of emptiness. All of the difficult circumstances that we struggle with have one thing in common: trauma.

The symptoms of trauma can manifest in many ways, here are some common ones:




paralyzing fear




unrelenting thoughts about a specific past event or series of events

low self-esteem

issues of self-harm

chronic pain

mental illness

unsatisfying or painful life

Often a person does not know what is causing their symptoms. They don’t have any idea that it’s connected to an unresolved experience.

Most painful episodes like these have their origins in childhood trauma. A person might not even be consciously aware of the trauma, even when it causes serious grief in day-to-day life. As current psychology modalities are beginning to recognize this, therapists’ approach with patients is slowly but surely switching from “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”

No one is immune to trauma. I have used the Comple­tion Process with people, from children to adults, living all over the world, from many different cultures, in vari­ous stages of life, and on all types of career paths.

Although the Completion Process actually consists of 20 steps, here are the main 5.

  • Creation of a Safe Haven—setting up a mental place where it’s safe to re-enter a painful memory.
  • Validation—giving the painful emotion the message that we see it as valid.
  • Seeking Origin—asking, “When was the first time I felt this feeling?” to connect to the root of it.
  • Awaiting Relief—inside the memory, letting the feeling naturally shift in the direction of relief.
  • Purification and Healing—a ritual for closing the memory of trauma and beginning a “new life.”


So many souls in this world need healing, it all starts with really feeling our emotions. My wish for you is that you experience the kind of joyous life that is available only to those who are will­ing to courageously journey deep within themselves, res­urrecting the aspects of themselves that have been lost. This is the process that healed me, a survivor of complex ritual abuse, and I believe it can heal anyone.

If you would like to find out more about this revolutionary approach to healing from trauma, my book, The Completion Process releases on August 23rd, 2016. You can pre-order it here.


About Author
Teal Swan
Teal Swan is an internationally recognized spiritual leader and an influential new voice in the field of metaphysics. She was born with a range of extrasensory abilities including clairvoyance, clairsentience, and clairaudien Continue reading