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Healing from Abuse: Body-Centered Approaches

A story about recovering from abuse through processing with the body.   Misty grew up in a abusive household with violence, isolation, and neglect. She ran away and had to figure life out ‘on her own’. Today, she has a stable job, a few friends, and many challenges here and there, especially socially, but she […]

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 […]