TRE in Cape Town

March 1, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_bk0Q65avY

Successfully treated with TRE post home invasion. Helpful method of treating trauma.
 

Financial Times writes of TRE

March 1, 2018
http://www.afr.com/lifestyle/health/looking-for-a-simple-natural-antidote-to-stress-try-tremoring-20171206-gzzu66

Doctors in Australia endorse shaking it off with TRE
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ACEs once again highlight developmental trauma

March 1, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOCTxcaNHeg

7 puzzle pieces to finding your way out of developmental trauma:

The order of treatment is essential.

Brain stem, then limbic then cortical.

If stuck in flight flight freeze loop ie in brain stem, wont be able to learn well at school or handle relationships.

Help the child get safe, regulated, calm and alert FIRST; then work on developing emotional (limbic ) brain, then frontal cortex work.










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Window of tolerance

March 1, 2018


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcm-1FBrDvU

How to recognize your child's window of tolerance and your own.
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Still face experiment-

March 1, 2018


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzXGEbZht0

Infant engages with mom, then mom turns away- baby becomes more and more desperate for attention but with engagement again the reparation is made immediately.

Babies need your attention to develop well.




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Attachment styles explains adult relationships

March 1, 2018


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSAPfiSw_Ic

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Do you have body pain, are you putting on weight- signs of stress...

March 1, 2018
http://www.spirit2spirithealing.com/single-post/2017/07/24/Body-Pain-and-Weight-Gain-Are-Actually-Signs-of-Stress

Doctors are seeing more and more patients with neck shoulder head pain; and weight gain around the trunk. Why? Cortisol is being overproduced in our bodies leading to these manifestations.
Headaches, low back pain, muscle aches, and gastrointestinal symptoms are the most common.

What to do?
Get moving. Do some form of exercise/ movement.
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Alternative treatment methods to substance abuse disorders; not only abstinence.

March 1, 2018
https://www.dualdiagnosis.org/drug-addiction/recovery-abstinence-vs-moderation/

The *Moderation Management* method came about as an alternative to AA; it suggests that you can decrease your drinking/ using of substances without stopping.

Along with this another alternative to full absinence/ AA approach is the SMART program.

Rational recovery- an approach that helps you see yourself as fully recovered from day one. Addictive Voice Recognition techniques are used.

Pharmacological interventions can...
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Dr talks about developmental trauma leading to addiction: best treatment options

March 1, 2018

http://www.addictioncampuses.com/podcasts/high-sobriety/dr-lee-norton/

Lovely informative podcast highlighting how things that happened in childhood, or things that didnt happen in childhood can lead to trauma symptoms repeating, leading to addiction/ self medication.

Methods such as art, guided imagery, EMDR, TRE can help integrate the body and mind to overcome these hardships
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The top trauma that causes addiction

March 1, 2018
http://www.addictioncampuses.com/resources/addiction-campuses-blog/the-top-trauma-that-causes-addiction/


Have  a read of this- physical and emotional scars may lead to addictive tendencies- yet another article on this strongly suggesting if youve been through trauma of any kind, find a way to treat it.
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