Thawing Adult-Child Syndrome

     Thawing Adult/Child Syndrome is geared toward surfacing the underlying behaviors resulting from limiting beliefs that keep us stuck in unproductive relationship patterns; the original wounds of abandonment, shame, and contempt; and how our subconscious adapted to the unique circumstances of our childhood by creating survival skills that now interfere with healthy coping. 
     Anyone who has ever wondered "Why do I do that?" or "Why am I like this?" may be experiencing the habitual subconscious programming that has been referred to as Adult-Child Syndrome.

Don Carter MSW, LCSW

Therapist, Author, & Recovery Coach

The middle of seven children, Don grew up on a farm with hard-working parents who had their own issues from childhood. The farm work led to a scholarship to play football at the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1977-79. He followed that with a brief stint with the New Orleans Saints in 1980. That experience was cut short by a developing problem with alcohol and drugs. 

A series of childhood tragedies, depression, anxiety, and bouts with addictions led him to an inpatient treatment program in 1986. Don found treatment and recovery such a profoundly gratifying experience that he returned to school, finished two degrees, became a licensed therapist, and for the past 35 years has dedicated himself to helping others find their way out too.


Thawing the Iceberg Online Bundle

Choose One or All Six Courses and E-Books, Add-on Optional Counseling or Coaching Services

Thaw– Freedom from Frozen Feelings, is about the emotional wounds of abandonment, shame, and contempt created by growing up in a less-than-nurturing family.

Thawing Adult-Child Syndrome is designed for those who want to heal Issues such as abandonment, shame, addiction, C-PTSD, and codependency. The focus is on current Relationships

Thawing Childhood Abandonment Issues mimics the developmental processes of childhood by following that same developmental pathway to heal. Here the focus is on healing childhood wounds.

Thawing Toxic Relationships is a book about healing and co-creating healthy, functional relationships for those who grew up in a dysfunctional family such as one that included alcoholism, addiction, and/or codependency.

Based on Thawing Addiction, Serenity Cafe Recovery Center is different than the other courses here at Serenity Cafe. It is built to provide an online structure, services, and Community similar to an intensive outpatient program.

Thawing the Spirit: STOP treating the symptoms of emotional and psychological distress! Use them to trace, unpack, and heal the root cause with Don's "Reverse Engineering Symptoms" and "R.A.D.I.C.A.L. Reintegration Protocol".

Thawing the Iceberg 
on Serenity Cafe Academy

Thawing Adult-Child Syndrome and My LSPM Model are based upon Internal Family Systems (IFS), Ego-State Therapy, and Gestalt Therapy. This video, a foundation of my approach, will introduce those concepts.

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Thawing Adult-Child Syndrome E-book Downloads                      $7.99 Value

Thawing Adult-Child Syndrome Online Course                       $37.00 Value

Optional Counseling or Coaching Sessions with Don         $120/hr. Value

All Future Lesson Updates, Therapy Cards, and Downloads    Unlimited Value

All Serenity Café Live Webinars, Events, and Webinar Replays  $1440/Yr Value

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The emotional wounding process experienced by those who were raised in a less-than-nurturing family

How those emotional wounds show up in various personal and interpersonal problems in adulthood

An innovative, easy-to-understand, integrated model of addiction, codependency, enabling relationships, Adult/Child Syndrome

How fear of abandonment, toxic shame, and contempt for self or others are created by trauma and attachment wounds

How to heal these wounds and the parts of self that carry them.

Participate in small group coaching for Inner Child Work, Adult-Child Syndrome, C-PTSD, Addiction Recovery, and Codependency.

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