NARM (NeuroAffective Relational Model) - just found and would appreciate input

Does anyone have any experience with this? How did it work? I don't even know what to ask or where to start. My brain is kind of spinning because it is the most accurate explanation I have found of myself and what occurred. I relate to the fourth and fifth principle (autonomy and love/sexuality). That is all I can say at the moment. My brain is processing. Holy cow...
 
my recovery started in the early 70's, long before any of today's specialized dx'es had coalesced. specialists to help a trouble teen through the aftermath of child sex trafficking are STILL not listed in the specialist catalogues one can surf on the WWW. my pro therapy has been highly experimental. i've been a lab rat so many times that i often crave cheese when i smell medical antiseptics.

i had to look up NARM, but it got me craving cheese.
 
@silverlinings1069 what is it broadly speaking and why do you like it?
It explains, as best it can, the trauma experienced at specific ages by the respective parent (ex. ages 0-2 was mother trauma, ages 2-6 was father trauma for me). That is very simple but i think conveys the idea. I came to a very similar conclusion last week about my mother (I have been aware of the father trauma for quite some time). I realized my mother was just as responsible for my trauma as my father. My father was not solely responsible. That was quite the moment. The book I am reading just left me dumbfounded as it validated the conclusion I came to.
 
Not something I’d ever heard of, so I just went to their site, and prowled around a bit.

On the surface, It isn’t something that would be useful for me, as my complex trauma isn’t developmental trauma.

As it also appears to be a psychodynamic treatment protocol? That’s just as well, then. Whilst I know a handful of awesome psychodynamic practitioners, it’s never been a school of thought that’s been particularly helpful for me. As a case in point? I’ve had all 5 of those core precepts in my life AND been wildly symptomatic/out of control. So even if it was a treatment protocol designed for more than just early childhood trauma? Zero sum game.
 
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Not something I’d ever heard of, so I just went to their site, and prowled around a bit.

On the surface, It isn’t something that would be useful for me, as my complex trauma isn’t developmental trauma.

As it also appears to be a psychodynamic treatment protocol? That’s just as well, then. Whilst I know a handful of awesome psychodynamic practitioners, it’s never been a school of thought that’s been particularly helpful for me. As a case in point? I’ve had all 5 of those core precepts in my life AND been wildly symptomatic/out of control. So even if it was a treatment protocol designed for more than just early childhood trauma? Zero sum game.
Thank you for your feedback.
 
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