Trauma and Non-Monogamy
If we are going to thrive in our Non-monogamous relationships it is important that we understand and explore the ways in which experiencing previous traumas can impact our ability to do non-monogamy, as well as how being non-monogamous can initiate personal, relational, familial, cultural and societal attachment ruptures and traumas that were unexpected. In this presentation Jessica will go through: -The different types of trauma -How being non-monogamous can initiate trauma and how trauma can impact being non-monogamous -The Nested Model of Attachment and Trauma, which illustrates the different levels of Self, Relationship, Home, Community and Society that trauma can occur and how this impacts being non-monogamous -How to begin to heal from our attachment wounds and traumas
Jessica Fern is a psychotherapist, coach and national speaker, specializing in non-monogamous relationships. Jessica loves working with individuals, couples, and polycules who no longer want to be limited by their reactive relational patterns, cultural conditioning, internalized stories, emotional triggers, insecure attachment styles and past pains, so that they can embody new possibilities in life and love. Jessica holds a Master's in Conflict Resolution with her practice focusing on Somatic Narrative Therapy, Emotional Trigger Work, Internal Family Systems, and Attachment and Trauma Therapy.