Resources for Help Healing Trauma
We have compiled a list of programs and materials to help guide you in your healing. If you have additional questions, please reach out.
- Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a body orienting technique developed by Peter Levine to discharge the stress that gets stuck in the body from distressing experiences.
- CranioSacral Therapy (CST) “is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord” and was developed by John Upledger
- Read more about CST here.
- Hypnotherapy is guided hypnosis, or a trance-like state of focus and concentration achieved with the help of a clinical hypnotherapist. This trance-like state is similar to being completely absorbed in a book, movie, music, or even one’s own thoughts or meditations.
- Read more about Hypnofit here.
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression
- Read more about CBT here.
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an eight-phase psychotherapy treatment that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.
- Read more about EMDR here.
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week stress reduction program based on intensive training in mindfulness helping people to cope with the effects of pain, illness and the impact of these conditions on their lives.
- Read more about MBSR here.
***this is not an exhaustive list***
Recommended Reading & Additional Resources
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
- Healing Trauma by Peter Levine
- Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine
- Healing Developmental Trauma by Laurence Heller and Aline LaPierre
- More Recommended Books
“All of us carry something from the past and if we do the inner work of letting go and building self-awareness we can make our present lighter.” -Yung Pueblo