I’d like to commence my own comment on below linked story with a quote taken from it (it’s attributed to Khalil Gibran):
“Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain.”
Elizabeth Matthews, a licensed counselor based in Boulder, Colorado, shares her amazing recovery from residual symptoms of PTSD here: My Journey Through PTSD: Healing with MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy.