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4 Science-Backed Methods to Help Your Brain Process Trauma : By Debbie Hampton
This is an excellent and informative article. Science backed modalities are not the only forms of therapy that work for trauma recovery.
As a trauma therapist who practices Creative Arts Therapies, Animal Assisted Psychotherapy and Talk therapy, I have witnessed clients find their freedom while sitting in my home environment.
Many of my clients have had poor modeling from their caregivers as children.
Poor self regulation, lack of grounding, inner critic bombardment and self-sabotage perpetuate the cruel voices of many of the adults who were supposed to be their protectors and role models as infants, children and adolescents.
The combination of these three modalities, practiced in a calm family home, seem to offer my clients an opportunity to safely explore new experiences and ways of being present.
Last night, Sleep at the ’G 2016 was held by St Vincent's where CEO's and others totaling 1500 people were "Sleeping Rough" in the hope to raise $600,000 (approx. 400 per person or dinner and a show) There was a small ruckus caused by a group of people who are experiencing genuine homelessness in Melbourne and these people have been stigmatized as ungrateful no hopers by some. Spending the night out on a cold Melbourne winters night, is a start to raising awareness of the plight of experiencing homelessness but it has ,in the past, failed to show the whole picture.Experiencing Homelessness can mean lack of personal safety, healthcare, toileting and laundry facilities, lack of family structure, isolation, fear, uncertainty, food shortage. Then there is stigma, victimization, fellings of hopelessness, despair, shame, lack of life structure and purpose and the crushing of self …