Somatic Trauma Therapy and The Trauma Brain Project
“…I’m ten years old, and it’s happening again. Another seizure and there’s nothing I can do. Unwillingly, I retreat into the bubble once more… safe and secure inside this space […]
How Does Trauma Contribute to Physical Pain?
Twenty years ago, a physical therapist considering the effects of trauma would likely point out the ways that physical trauma could potentially increase mechanical wear and tear. But we now […]
Mermaid Toes: A Client’s Perspective on Becoming Safely Embodied
In 2008, I had the opportunity to train with Deirdre Fay, LCSW when she came to Chicago to present her group model for working with individuals who had a history […]
Coming Home to Ourselves: iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation
“I tried meditation, but it doesn’t work for me. I can’t quiet my mind.” When I ask people about their experiences with meditation, this is the most common […]
Why Would I Choose a Trauma-Informed Therapist?
A trauma-informed approach can restore balance and flexibility, not only to reduce symptoms, but so that we can have richer lives in the present moment.
Cultivating mindness in clinical social work
Beginning with the Social Worker: Yoga Nidra Meditation as a Means for Self-inquiry, Growth, Effectiveness and Resiliency (PDF) by Corinne Peterson, Amy Zajakowski Uhll and Susan Grossman View the article […]