Monthly Archives: November 2014

Feeling My Way with EMDR

As many of you know, I’ve been doing EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) with a skilled therapist. (To learn about two of my earlier sessions, see my previous posts from Oct. 11, 2014 “EMDR Works!” and Oct. 25, 2014 “Skipping Along with EMDR.” ) This week, we worked on a somatic issue–a freeze that…

Why Should We Care about Preverbal Infant Trauma?

This is the title of the speech that I gave at my Toastmasters Club last week.  To satisfy the guidelines of the Toastmasters assignment, my talk could only take five to seven minutes. Here it is in a longer form. I hope to convince you that we as a society should care about preverbal infant…