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3 Key Benefits of Somatic Trauma Therapy for PTSD Recovery

3 Key Benefits of Somatic Trauma Therapy for PTSD Recovery

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects individuals differently. Therefore, the therapeutic approaches required by each person will be unique. However, Somatic Trauma Therapy offers valuable support for many people. This article examines a bit about what PTSD is and why somatic therapy can be a good option. Understanding Complex Trauma and PTSD Complex Trauma (C-PTSD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) both...[ read more ]

25 Differences Between C-PTSD and PTSD

25 Differences Between C-PTSD and PTSD

Trauma can be an enduring and multifaceted issue manifesting through various forms and leaving a profound impact on those who endure it. There are many different trauma-related conditions, but the two most common are Complex Trauma (C-PTSD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). While both share a common root in traumatic experiences, these conditions harbor distinctive dimensions, shaping the lives of those...[ read more ]

What Is Your Window Of Tolerance and How To Stay Within It

window of tolerance and arousal states

Everyone has a window of tolerance within which we operate optimally. Unfortunately, various situations can throw us out of our window of tolerance. When that happens, we can go into a state of hyperarousal or a state of hypoarousal. In such states, we don't feel well, often exhibiting symptoms similar to anxiety or depression. Luckily, there are things we can...[ read more ]

Grief: A Template (part 1)

Grief: early 13c., “hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction,” from Old French grief “wrong, grievance, injustice, misfortune, calamity” (13c.), from grever “afflict, burden, oppress,” from Latin gravare “make heavy; cause grief,” from gravis “weighty” (from PIE root *gwere- (1) “heavy”). Meaning “mental pain, sorrow” is from c. 1300. In 1969 Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross challenged the silencing stigma of talking about death...[ read more ]

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