Trudy Johnson, Author

Trudy Johnson - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, YourTango Expert Partner - Buena Vista, CO
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Hi! I am Trudy M. Johnson.  I am so excited to reach out to the world with my passion.  My speciality is something that affects almost half the women in our country, ...

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"I Had No Clue I'd Be This Sad," Part 2

Last week I talked with a 20-something woman about the grief she was feeling after her voluntary pregnancy termination. In her quest to find relief for her situation, she never dreamed she would be struck with an overwhelming sadness that she couldn't ...

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"I Had No Clue I'd Be This Sad"

The voice on the other end of the line was hesitant. I could tell this was a woman who wasn't sure she could trust her own instincts, much less trust me. I tried to re-assure her that I am a safe person to talk with about unexpected grief after voluntarily ...

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Had An Abortion? 4 Tips For Surviving Mother’s Day

For women who once made the decision to terminate a pregnancy, Mother's Day can be an emotional and difficult day. Particularly, if you never told those closest to you about your abortion. In such cases, you may feel like you have no one to talk to about your sadness because you are afraid of ...

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Staying Safe Processing Grief After Abortion - Step Five

Staying safe in the process of working through grief after abortion can be very difficult.  Safety is very important though.  Everyone grieves differently.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh (who lost a child to kidnapping) once said, “Grief can’t be shared.  Everyone shares it alone, his own ...

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How VPT Grief Might Impact Your Daily Life - Step Four

Knowing you are not alone,knowing that feeling a deep loss after abortion is normal and knowing that grief after abortion is greatly misunderstood by those who haven’t walked the journey, are important pieces in reaching a place of closure Read More

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Success Stories

Finally Able to Laugh!

Trudy thank you for Choice Processing and Resolution.  I am sitting on my porch in Ireland sipping a cup of coffee.  For the first time in so many years I am able to feel joy and peace. I was so haunted by my choice decision.  You've helped me get unstuck and move forward.  I can't thank you enough!

Thank you!

Trudy, Thank you for creating this resource ~ Choice Processing and Resolution!  I am finally able to start processing.  I can't thank you enough!

Client is Thankful

As an author, we don't always know if our books are dropping into the blackhole...are they helping anyone, is anyone inspired, making their way because of our labor of love?  I received the following email encouragement the other day.  It was great hearing from this reader.

Dear Trudy,

I'm writing to say thank you for writing your book, "C.P.R." -- I am about 1/2 way through, and I must admit, its harder than I imagined to complete, but at the same time it's the one piece of literature that is really compassionate and caring. I've really appreciated what I've read so far because one of the biggest emotions I've had since having my abortion 7 months ago is loneliness, and it was so nice to have someone say "you're not alone, this happens to a lot of women". The only people that know about my abortion are my husband, my counselor and my acupuncturist. I also appreciate the emphasis on journaling in your book; although it is truly difficult to re-play, I know it is good for me in the long run.

I just wanted to write to you because, as I said, I sincerely appreciated the compassion that comes across so clearly in your book. Thank you for all the work you are doing.

 

Main SpecialtyAbortion Issues
CredentialsLMFT, MA, Non-Profit
Time in Practice6-10 years
I practice inMultiple states/provinces, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
YourTango Expert Partner
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
Via Skype
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 8/30/15
Number 755
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Choice Processing and Resolution Therapy

Helping women process the grief they experience after an abortion ...

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Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing

When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s ...

USD $27.84

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C.P.R: Choice Processing and Resolution

Recovering from trauma bonding relationships can be a difficult ...

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Main SpecialtyAbortion Issues
CredentialsLMFT, MA, Non-Profit
Time in Practice6-10 years
I practice inMultiple states/provinces, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
YourTango Expert Partner
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
Via Skype
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 8/30/15
Number 755
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Choice Processing and Resolution Therapy

Helping women process the grief they experience after an abortion ...

Buy online

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing

When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s ...

USD $27.84

Buy online

C.P.R: Choice Processing and Resolution

Recovering from trauma bonding relationships can be a difficult ...

Buy online