Posts by Carla Corelli

Carla Corelli, a writer, advocate, and abuse survivor, draws from her upbringing with a narcissistic father to shed light on psychological trauma. Fueled by her personal journey, she pursued a degree in psychology, and she delves into the intricacies of narcissistic abuse, offering healing and growth through her blog, while also advocating for greater awareness and understanding of the lifelong impact of childhood trauma. She wrote more about being the narcissistic family scapegoat here and reclaiming her life here.

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4 Practical Techniques to Heal from Childhood Trauma

“It is important for people to know that no matter what lies in their past, they can overcome the dark side and press on to a brighter world.” ~Dave Pelzer, A Child Called “It”

I grew up in the shadow of my pathologically narcissistic father. From a very young age, my role in the family was that of the scapegoat, a role that poisoned my entire childhood. I lived in a constant state of fear, shame, and self-doubt, always trying to please my father and earn his love and approval.

But as I grew older and began to understand …