Collective wisdom in caring for children, especially if traumatised

July 28, 2019
Listen to Dr Bruce Perry's  audio about healing children when theyve been traumatised... He refers to all adversities- so called hard and soft trauma as contributing to developmental trauma.

http://radiocafe.media/newmexican-perry/

Loving and affectionate, safe touching relationships is what kids need. 

Did we need science to tell us this? 
 

TRE Group

March 5, 2019


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Success is attainable

November 29, 2018

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Its about noticing your perspective-

November 29, 2018
In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the objects history...

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Addiction is not in itself the problem, it is rather the attempt to solve a problem...

November 29, 2018
Brilliant article where Gabor Mate, Specialist addicioin dr refers to addiction as not a disease/ disorder nor an addictive personality, but rather a response to loss/ trauma usually in childhood.
Compulsive behaviours are damaging in the long term, but "solve" the problem temporarily. What I mean by this is that it makes the current situation more bearable. So using is an attempt to find happiness....

So finding healthier ways to find happiness and resolving childhood trauma must be part of th...
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2018 looking back

November 29, 2018
This is why I love my job. 
In reviewing my year I came to see how many of my clients have really changed. 

From addicts in active addiction moving into sustainable recovery to stressed out moms TRE'ing off daily stresses becoming better moms, to cancer patients post chemo starting to feel their feet again (through TRE) to those in long term recovery shifting deeper into even more meaningful lives.

I sometimes come home after a day in my shared private practice just marveling at the variety of ...
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Focus on what the drug does for the person- and find a healthier way to do this.

November 16, 2018

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&mmscn=vwrc&view=detail&mid=5C14B775AEE9D21FFCE65C14B775AEE9D21FFCE6&rvsmid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=VDMCNR


TED X video -story of recovery
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Its all about connection....

November 16, 2018

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Instead of separating and isolating the addict (person with substance use ...
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Its all about connection....

November 16, 2018

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Wonderful simple explanation of what has been done wrong in terms of helpi...
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"Substance use and abuse in South Africa"

November 16, 2018
https://juta.co.za/print/catalog/Product/1532

An interesting read from an Intergrative approach by a local team at UCT
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