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Dissociation. What is it?

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, October 30, 2018,
If you've been through trauma you may be living in a state of fight flight freeze or dissociation. Many therapies that centre on bringing you back into your body and reconnecting to the present can help. One of them is TRE. 

https://everydayfeminism.com/2016/08/dissociation-tips-to-get-through/
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Dr Eric Robins, MD speaks about self regulation in TRE and his own journey.

Posted by LP User on Friday, November 28, 2014, In : TRE 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lylxtWoxf8o

This is a very good video clip about the importance of self regulating, "going slowly" in TRE.
He talks about if you've been frozen/ dissociated, through TRE, you may move into a fight/ flight state which will unfreeze your muscles and sometimes free emotions. It is very important to be careful to not get overwhelmed because this may just freeze you up again.
So the motto is always go slow. E.g only do some exercises; only tremor for 1- 5- 10 min; only ...
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Stephen Porges Polyvagal theory: more than just flight, flight or freeze?

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, In : trauma therapy 
http://stephenporges.com/images/stephen%20porges%20interview%20nicabm.pdf

This is a pdf version of an interview with Stephen Porges. He talks about what practitioners need to know about trauma and the nervous system.  This is very important for anyone working in trauma.


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