Trauma originates as a response in the nervous system, and does not originate in an event. Trauma is in the nervous system, not in the event.
- Peter A. Levine, Ph.d., Waking the Tiger
What is trauma?
Trauma results from from overwhelm to the system resulting to nervous system dysregulation.
Documentary: The Light
The Light is a documentary following two people using two different somatic therapies, EMDR, and transformational bodywork, to overcome their past traumas.
IF I COULD BUILD A BILLBOARD FOR TRAUMA SURVIVORS IT WOULD SAY IN BOLD LETTERS: YOU ARE NOT CRAZY! UNDER THAT, I MIGHT ADD, YOU CAN HEAL! YOUR BODY KNOWS HOW TO HEAL.
- Diane PoolE Heller PH.D. & Laurence Heller, Ph.D., Crash Course