Health

Recovering From Trauma

Anna Pinkerton is a therapeutic coach, corporate therapist, a leading expert in post-traumatic stress disorder  and founder of Kindness Incorporated®
Anna Pinkerton is a therapeutic coach, corporate therapist, a leading expert in post-traumatic stress disorder and founder of Kindness Incorporated®

It’s not unusual for people who are traumatised to be annoyed with themselves for not being able to get themselves better. It is a part...


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