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Unprocessed Trauma: Understanding its Impact on Mental Health

4 potential effects when we do not metabolise traumatising experiences.   Emotional Disregulation: Unprocessed trauma often leads to heightened anxiety, depression, anger, or numbness. A struggle to cope with small stressors and navigating intense emotional swings. Trauma does not disappear, rather the way we relate, respond, and react to it changes. Physical Symptoms: Trauma can […]

Difference Between Talk Therapy and Somatic Therapy

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Here are some key differences between talk therapies and somatic therapies to help you decide and find the right therapist.   Talk Therapy: Definition: Talk therapy, also known as psychotherapy, involves speaking with a licensed therapist to explore thoughts, feelings, and behavioural patterns. It has a wide variety of approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy […]

From Severe Anxiety to Deep Embodied Presence

I grew up with debilitating severe anxiety and selective mutism. Leading to intense and isolating difficulty in social dynamics, trouble at work, and frequent panic attacks. Multiple talk therapists later, I was still in the same state. Dancing made me feel liberated and so connected. However, it did not reach the root issues. One day […]