Synopses & Reviews
Wellspring of Compassion by Sonia Connolly offers validation, support, and healing tools for sensitive people healing from childhood abuse and other trauma.Warm, inclusive language and practical exercises help survivors with the following topics: Find Support, Celebrate Survival Tools, Connect with Your Self, Recognize Abuse, Understand Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Heal Your Boundaries, and Learn to Thrive. A glossary explains unfamiliar terms.The latest research on PTSD from Dr. John Briere and Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is discussed in clear, easy-to-understand language with tips on how to reframe symptoms and heal the nervous system.With this guide, uncover your wellspring of compassion, understand your reactions to trauma, rebuild self-trust, and respond to your inner voices with kindness. Reconnect with your body and respect your internal NO and YES. Nourished by compassion, grow into a shape defined by your history and desires, like a tree becoming more intricately itself every year.
"Sonia Connolly’s writings offer juicy encouragement, support and experiential processes for becoming more familiar and comfortable with all of our feelings.” Robyn Posin, PsyD
About the Author
Sonia Connolly, LMT, author of Wellspring of Compassion, helps sensitive trauma survivors regain self-trust and peace through intuitive, compassionate bodywork in Portland, Oregon. Her writing about trauma is inspired by 17 years of client sessions and 25 years of self-observation while healing from abuse. Visit TraumaHealed.com for more articles and resources.