If you have been left traumatised by a break up or divorce, you may be the victim of covert psychological and emotional abuse and not even realise it yet. You might not think of lying, cheating, stealing, manipulating, and slandering as abuse because these things don’t leave bruises or broken bones. Yet this kind of callous mistreatment can leave deep moral injuries that – if left unattended – can fester for years. It happened to Margot MacCallum more than once. Only when she sought to understand why was she able to begin her journey toward healing. Drawing on her own experience, a broad sociological study of the phenomenon, and her training in mindfulness and Buddhism, she explores how to:
That mountain you are carrying?
Teach yourself to put it down.
Then climb it.
Healing the Trauma of Psychological Abuse is available to buy from your local bookseller and online internationally from Amazon.
Margot MacCallum was an actor torn between the drive to communicate and the need to hide. She has worked in film, television, voiceover and stage, as a group facilitator, and administrator. Margot hopes her story of surviving abuse and healing from trauma will be the key that unlocks someone else’s prison.
Margot MacCallum is an ACA registered counsellor. Known for her in-depth knowledge of the narcissistic personality disorders and the victimology of narcissistic abuse, she holds various formal qualifications and is currently pursuing a second Masters degree. Her work with victim-survivors is deeply informed by Buddhist psychology and the evidence-based mindfulness interventions with a compassion focus.
You can learn more about Margot MacCallum's transformational work by visiting her website narcissisticsociopath.net, listening to her podcast on Apple or Spotify and you can connect with her online via LinkedIn.