Spirituality and Early Trauma - Is there a Link?
Personal experience and anecdotal evidence along with a small number of studies point to a possible link between traumatic experiences and a person’s potential openness to spiritual experiences of various kinds.
It is not clear why this might be the case, but there are intriguing questions and perspectives worth exploring. Among them are the qualities of the highly sensitive person, chicken or the egg?
In this talk, John Wilks and Terry Monell discuss the possible connection between early trauma and spirituality.