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CIS'ters' podcast- Hidden Harm

Jan 3, 2022

When you are finding life heavy going, it can be a good idea to put together a play list of uplifting music. 

In years past, this may have been on a CD. But all sorts of technology can be brought in here, from smart speakers to phones, spotify through to amazon music.

Everyone has different tastes in music, but for this...


Dec 27, 2021

Loss is a concept explored with the different perspective of the survivor of sexual abuse in mind.

Clever insight into the experiences of loss, the differing circumstances and ways forward are discussed. 

If you would like to know more, please see our website: www.cisters.org.uk


Dec 20, 2021

The Window of Tolerance is a idea developed by Dan Siegal. He suggested we all have 3 key states. 

There is the optimum layer, where you are able to exert self control and everything is manageable. This is the like the middle layer of a sandwich. 

The top of the sandwich is where you are very hyped up, buzzing, out of...


Oct 3, 2021

Episode 28 – Adverse Childhood Experiences

This podcast explores the issue of ACEs and how important it is to build resilience in children and adult survivors.  Plus signpost https://cisters.org.uk/the-impact/adverse-childhood-experiences-ace/ - but our key message is that no one should be stigmatised by the number...


Sep 19, 2021

In this podcast we reflect on the difference between recovery and resilience, the latter being a more tangible target. The topic includes aspects of trauma and the impact on emotional well-being including suicidal thoughts and also on physical well-ness.  The masks that many victim/survivors wear can create barriers...