Category Archives: trauma

Beyond Sandy Hook: How Somatic Experiencing Can Help Us Heal

What Happens During Trauma? This follow blog was sent to me by THE SETI STAFF on FEBRUARY 12, 2013. I was given permission to share it with you below. The horrific events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, … Continue reading

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Why You Won’t Get Rid of Your Stress or Trauma

Fear, Stress, and Trauma What would your life look like if you had no fear? Would you finally be be able to say “I love you” to someone? Or maybe you would be able to leave someone you should have … Continue reading

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Falls and Trauma

How a Fall Can Cause Trauma It’s obvious that a fall from a ladder or down a flight of stairs can have serious consequences physically. But what about the more subtle effects they may have years laterĀ  on the mind … Continue reading

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Battle Neurosis and PTSD–“Let There Be Light”

A John Huston Film on WWII Vets Recovering From PTSD While serving with the U.S. Army Photographic Unit during World War II, John Huston made three documentaries. In 1945, he filmed “Let There Be Light,” the third and final one … Continue reading

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Preventing Early Childhood Medical Trauma

How Early Childhood Medical Traumas Can be Helped and Prevented. If you have ever been hospitalized as a child, had one of your own children undergo medical treatment, or know of a child who will undergo medical procedures, this video … Continue reading

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Independance Day for Vets with Stress and Trauma

Vets Share Their Stress After Coming Home As you watch this short video, remember that trauma and PTSD is treatable. The suffering these brave men and women still go through is totally unnecessary. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlLl4SI_Ydc&feature=player_embedded Notice that many of the vets … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Scaer on the Nature of Trauma

In this excellent 46-minute video, Twig Wheeler interviews the neurologist Dr. Bob ScaerĀ  about just what trauma and PTSD is and how it affects one’s body and life. This is discussed in a way that is easily understandable and concise. … Continue reading

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Somatic Experiencing of Trauma and PTSD

Energy and the Body in Trauma and PTSD In this 6-minute video, Peter Levine (the creator of Somatic Experiencing) explains how trauma traps an enormous amount of energy in the body, energy caused by an overwhelming event that remains in … Continue reading

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How You Develop Trauma and PTSD

Developing and Coping with Trauma Life is pretty much predictable and you usually have a sense that you are in control. Sometimes life is exciting, and you feel on top of the world as adrenaline courses through your veins. But … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD-Part 1

Who Will Have Trauma and Get PTSD? This is the 1st of 5 blogs that will show graphics on various aspects of trauma and PTSD. Although the data in these graphics are geared towards trauma and PTSD in the military, … Continue reading

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