Somatic Experiencing

How to Regulate Dissociation

Dissociation is one of the many different responses someone may have during and/or after a traumatic or other overwhelming event. But, how to regulate dissociation is a more complex question to answer as it involves how the nervous system perceives threats and the different states of the nervous system. We will discuss how the nervous […]

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Finding Peace After the Storm: A Guide to Healing Chronic Trauma

Trauma can occur at any moment or in any experience in life. This blog post will explore the situations that may create chronic trauma, the effects of chronic traumatization on life, and what and how to heal from chronic traumatization. A side note – even if traumatic experiences have occurred years or decades in the

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How Does Somatic Experiencing Therapy Work?

Somatic Experiencing (SE) therapy was designed by Dr. Peter Levine to assist with healing from various forms of trauma, nervous system dysregulation, and other disruptions within the mind-body connection. SE is considered a bottom-up form of therapy meaning that SE helps people heal from the body, nervous system, and then up the brain direction versus

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What Makes Individual Therapy Effective?

Individual therapy may include many different types of therapeutic modalities as well as target many different forms of mental health symptoms and challenges. But what makes individual therapy effective? Is it the therapist, the client, the form of therapy, or all of the above? Different Components of Therapy Every therapist has similarities as well as

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Life with Bipolar Disorder

Trying to live life with bipolar disorder can feel like a roller coaster. The unpredictable changes in mood, not knowing if today motivation will be your ally or an adversary. Trying to constantly predict what and when a symptom will appear is exhausting in it of itself. What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is classified

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Effects of Violence on Mental Health

In a society that is more connected via social media and the internet than ever, we can experience the effects of violence on mental health. Additionally, with violent events appearing to occur more frequently, we can easily find ourselves involved in these types of traumatic events. Violence in the Media It seems like everywhere we

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Navigating Life with C-PTSD

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) occurs from experiencing prolonged exposure to childhood neglect, abuse, feelings of having limited protection, and/or limited attachment to caregivers. Despite these events occurring throughout childhood, the lasting effects of C-PTSD can be devastating. However, working with a therapist trained in trauma can effectively help someone regain their sense of meaning

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Can Therapy Improve Self-Esteem?

There are many situations and experiences throughout life that tear down self-esteem. But the question is, can therapy improve self-esteem? What Factors Damage Self-Esteem? People first develop a sense of self and their own self-esteem during early childhood. Stressors and negative experiences during this time through the age of 10-11 can include: Invalidating parents –

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