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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce successful trauma healing modalities beyond yoga and somatic experiencing.

Objective

Be familiar with the range of successful trauma healing modalities beyond yoga and somatic experiencing.

Description

Expert Bessel van der Kolk describes numerous modalities that are successful in trauma healing. Name two particularly successful therapies. In The Trauma Tool Kit, Susan Pease Banitt also describes many tools for addressing the manifestations of trauma, including nutrition and other “alternative” therapies. List ten or more considerations. Banitt describes some options as specifically appropriate for addressing the energetic aspects of trauma. Name ten of her suggested therapies.  Discuss considerations related to people with PTSD who replay traumatic experiences and emotions in nightmares night after night.

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