• Stoning Demons is an informed patient's perspective on complex post-traumatic stress disorder, developmental trauma and marijuana-supported therapy from the perspective of a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.

#TBT: The Impact of Trauma

Originally posted on Dr. Kathleen Young: Treating Trauma in Tucson:
It is Throwback Thursday and that means another post from the past. This is one of my favorite posts and a good place to learn some basics about the effects of trauma. The Impact of Trauma I’ve defined what therapists mean when we talk about trauma.…

Article: Is Fast Food Making Us Depressed?

This is an outstanding article on BBC which explains the connection between food and mental health in very clear and compelling terms. I have been a long time supporter of nutritional and natural therapies for treatment of depression and anxiety and made them a key part of my own recovery program, along with marijuana, of … Continue reading


An informed patient’s perspective on Complex PTSD

Stoning Demons is a series of books on complex post-traumatic stress disorder written from the perspective of an informed patient.  The series shares the experiences, insight and resources used over the course of a four-year self-managed recovery program.  You can purchase print or digital copies here by Paypal or credit card or on the Amazon, Smashwords, … Continue reading

Article: Changes in DNA Methylation Linked to Traumatic Memories and PTSD

This is an excellent article by James Fink from his blog, Fink Scientifically on the effects of trauma on DNA.


Last days of Smashwords half-price July sale…

There are only a few days left to get your copy of the first three Stoning Demons ebooks for half-price, now available for only $1.50 each until the end of the month.  Click here to get your copy. While you’re on the Smashwords site, have a look at the other books offered by amazing independent … Continue reading

Stoning Demons Books 1 and 2 now available in print!

Anyone who has been waiting for a print copy of the Stoning Demons books will be able to purchase them from CreateSpace (Amazon) in print-on-demand format.  I will be working on a higher quality format later, but the early editions in paperback are available if you are looking for a copy.  The printed copies are more … Continue reading

Review of Book 1: Childhood Trauma is a Primer for Complex PTSD

Review by: anonymous on June 22, 2014 : 5 stars This book offers an overview of the impact of childhood trauma and the long term fall out of that. It’s got a strong grounding in the authors own trauma, which makes it super relatable to, ie, it’s not written by a theory “expert” but is … Continue reading


Kiddo, the inner child knows all about Complex PTSD

I’m having fun with the new comic concept. 


Kiddo, the inner child knows sadness  


Kiddo – the inner child

I’m playing around with a comic strip where the main character is the inner child giving her perspective on Complex PTSD.  It’s a little simple at the moment, but maybe it’s something I’ll keep doing.   It feels a bit creative and fun anyway, so that’s a plus.  I’ll probably throw some of the strips … Continue reading


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