Monthly Archives: June 2013

To Write, To Draw, To Feel: Accessing Pre-Verbal Trauma

There are many ways to get in touch with trauma that we have experienced before we knew language. And accessing this information is key to beginning to heal from early wounds. Many of us will need therapists to help us access and process this material; we will need support in healing. There are many things…

So what is PTSD anyway?

It’s complex, that’s what. How to boil it down into some simple statements of fact? The symptoms of  post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which I’ve learned from Dr. Louis Tinnin, Dr. Robert Scaer, and Dr. Judith Herman, are classified in a three-fold way: intrusion, constriction, and hyperarrousal. Here’s my own spin or synthesis of their material….

Preverbal Trauma: Dr. Robert Scaer Weighs In

Check out these quotes below about preverbal trauma from  the book The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency by Dr. Robert Scaer, a neurologist with almost forty years experience in the field of physical rehabilitation. Preverbal trauma is a field about which relatively little is known. While technology can do amazing things, such as…

ReStory Your Life at Unity of Sacramento, California

You are ALL invited to my ReStory Your Life Workshop at Unity of Sacramento, Sunday, June 23rd, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., 9249 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, California 95826. Here’s what the workshop is about: RESTORY YOUR LIFE – FREEDOM AFTER TRAUMA Is an earlier trauma holding you back? Do you have a false belief that…