Scapegoat Recovery
with Rebecca Mandeville, MA, MFT

Anti-Anxiety Medication

Anxiety as a Health-Seeking Signal – Part Two

What Those Anxious Feelings May Be Trying To Tell You – And Why It’s Important To Listen (Part Two of a Two-Part Series)

In last month’s post on anxiety (Part One), I presented a case study to illustrate how anxious feelings and symptoms may at times be acting as a ‘wise guide’ inviting us to heal ourselves at a core, root level. In today's post I explore how loss of connection with self and others may fuel anxious feelings and addictive processes....

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

16 Experiences Common to Adult Survivors of Family Scapegoating Abuse

As a licensed Psychotherapist specializing in Family Systems, I have worked with many clients who struggled with being in the family scapegoat role, yet they did not realize how this was negatively impacting nearly every area of their life. They often presented in my practice with anxiety, depression, and poor self-esteem, but blamed themselves for their symptoms, not realizing how being the target of family scapegoating behaviors had affected their ability to experience well-being and contentment in their lives.

Family scapegoating...