The psychological and emotional effects of trauma have been the areas where most research has been undertaken. However, as understanding and research into neurology, physiology and psycho-biology as well as psychology grows, there is growing evidence that all these systems are interdependent and work together as a survival mechanism. From this perspective, Trauma can be viewed as something that affects the body/mind continuum or in other words what affects the mind affects
Take a Piece of paper, tear it and tape it back together.
This simple description highlights the effect of trauma, even when put back together nothing is quite the same. Trauma is an overwhelming experience which falls outside of what we would experience in our normal lives. It tears the fabric of our world and affects not only how we view our place but also on our belief systems. It is unlikely that the trauma can be incorporated into the current belief system without one
For over 20 years I have been a breathwork practitioner, I love breathwork I find it incredibly beneficial for my Physical, emotional and mental health. For over 5 years I have been teaching Tantric breathwork and as I move into a specialised form of Trauma Therapy: Biodynamic Breathwork (the Biodynamic Breath and Trauma Release System) now begin to teach and practice in this system. But what is breathwork? It is a general term for a therapy that utilises breathing exercis
Trauma can be described as any experience which overwhelms the normal coping mechanisms that we have and a traumatic reaction is the result of the natural emergency defences of the body kicking in for survival. The reactions are hardwired and therefore not under our conscious control. They are also determined by the makeup of the individual so that, while not being a source of weakness, one individual may be traumatised, while another may not be or to a lesser extent. Trauma