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Collective wisdom in caring for children, especially if traumatised

Posted by LP User on Sunday, 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.

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

Did we need science to tell us this? 
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TRE Group

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, In : TRE 

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2018 looking back

Posted by LP User on Thursday, 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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Asthma. heart disease. cancer. Root cause?

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, October 30, 2018,

If you're suffering from the above conditions, read this to understand more about childhood traumas manifesting in your body.

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ACEs once again highlight developmental trauma

Posted by LP User on Thursday, March 1, 2018,

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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Listen to this one song and feel calm

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, June 7, 2017,

Staying calm and managing your stress is a useful skill for those in recovery from addiction/ trauma. Here is a suggested tune that could help ground you.
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trauma and the brain video: helpful for all professionals working with trauma

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 20, 2015, In : trauma therapy

Great simple video clip explaining how trauma is processed in the brain and how to help the victim.

Fight / flight/ freeze- is a normal survival response. All other functions stop including functions that store memories. Instead the hippocampus pumps cortisol so no pain is felt ie allows you to focus on survival. This is an evolutionary instinctive function.

Trauma= "something that occurs and you feel overwhelmed"----> can lead to ptsd/ vicarious trauma (for professio...
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treating childhood trauma

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, In : TRE

Paediatrician talks about the necessity of treating trauma in childhood asap to prevent other conditions such as substance abuse, mental health issues etc developing.
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A doctors opinion on childhood abuse and how tre can help treat the often undiagnosed ptsd

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : trauma therapy 
What role does childhood trauma have in our behavior and resiliency? What is a disruptive, disobedient child trying to tell us? Important message to look at the cause and start healing from there. TRE is very effective in addressing trauma and releasing it from the tissues of the body. Dr Ross speaks to helpers & inmates of Ironwood State Prison & explains how childhood trauma manifests in the future life of the victim.

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Dr Gabor Mate talks about addiction and power

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 3, 2014, In : addiction treatment 
"Any behavior that gives you temporary relief/ pleasure which causes consequences, but you cant give it up"

Some peoples' brain are more susceptible to liking dopamine (the chemical that is produced after most substances are induced)?
What has happened to these peoples brains (in childhood)?

It is imperative to look at the past environmental factors to understand this: stress, abuse, neglect, emptiness, loss, trauma... brings about the "hook" of dopamine.

People in power often are empty, trau...
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No talking, no trying, just releasing- TRE

Posted by LP User on Thursday, August 29, 2013, In : TRE 

Even if you havent been through direct trauma, vacarious trauma can be just as difficult. TRE heals all types of traumas.
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What if everyone knew how to heal trauma?

Posted by LP User on Saturday, July 6, 2013, In : trauma therapy

Healing trauma / addiction - this web page offers an podcast on SE- somatic experiencing and how it works... 
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