Last month, I was in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, learning from the experts of The Trauma Center, founded by Bessel Van der Kolk, and home to some of today's foremost research on trauma and the brain. I attended seminars on the complexity of adaptation to trauma, how to work with dissociation through component based psychotherapy, and trauma sensitive yoga. Here are a few takeaways:
From Joseph Spinazzola's talks on Complex Trauma:
A Visual and Audible Meditation
Kambria Kennedy-Dominguez, Counselor and yoga teacher specializing in mental health, substance abuse and wellness.