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Trauma Treatment: Nightmare Reprocessing

Nightmare Reprocessing is a technique for addressing recurring nightmares that may accompany post-traumatic stress Continue reading

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Staying Present During Trauma Therapy: Grounding Techniques

Trauma therapy does not only consist of telling your story or focusing on traumatic memories, though of course that is a crucial part of the work. Bringing trauma memories to mind, talking about them in a trusting relationship, and developing the capacities for managing them while staying present in the moment are all crucial parts of the healing process. A premature emphasis on traumatic material can in fact do more harm than good. Many trauma survivors may first need to learn and practice a variety of self-care skills that you can then employ during the memory work phase of therapy. Continue reading

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7 Things You Can Do Right Now To Start Feeling Better

& things you can do to take care of yourself, self-care for anxiety, depression, dissociative identity disorder, eating disorders, trauma Continue reading

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