Recovery: the Practice of Rediscovering Your Lost Voice

Exploring the Practice of Voice Finding and Its Therapeutic Power

Amy Punt
9 min readApr 12, 2024

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Three tiny red leaves on an otherwise dead poinsettia to communicate of regrowth and hope.
A poinsettia returning to life after loosing all its leaves. Photo by author.

Following trauma, particularly the prolonged suffering of abusive relationships and events, you lose your voice. What no one tells you is that finding it again takes practice. You don’t just see it once, and it remains with you. Depression, hypervigilance, and…

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Amy Punt

Writing about Personal Growth, Trauma, Recovery and the cultural moments that reflect our hidden traumas.