Engulfed by a Storm   Those who have never been in a domestic violence situation are often perplexed as to how intelligent people become trapped and why they remain with someone who is abusive. In an effort to help provide clarity let us consider the dynamics of the following story: Imagine as if you are…

An article in Alive, Canada’s Natural Health and Wellness Magazine, discusses PTSD symptoms and treatment options naming EMDR as the “cornerstone” for the therapist’s work with trauma clients. Simply put, EMDR is one of the most effective treatments for trauma of all kinds such as emotional, physical and sexual abuse, witnessing or being a victim…

Mental and Emotional therapy can be difficult to consider. Especially for those who struggle with expressing feelings or understanding them. Most people who consider Mental and Emotional therapy know they need therapy or someplace where they can go to work through what is causing distress, but that can seem difficult to navigate. I tell prospective…

Did you know there is no law that says you are required to use Western Medicine—sickness care. You need to put yourself in a position to avoid the U.S. Oligarchy’s sickness care.  Thousands of people have health care that doesn’t require prescriptions, slashing/burning and body parts cut out. Every diagnosis from A to Z—Abdominal Pain…

First and foremost the entire body, from head to the tips of the toes, was designed to heal itself provided nutrition, mental, emotional and spiritual sustenance is adequate. Every body part has a specific and critical job to keep the body healthy. The mental, emotional, and spiritual systems each have specific and critical jobs to…

Ten Benefits of Telephone Counseling (You’ll LOVE #7) By Debbie Tudor, LPC-Supervisor Rockwall Counseling, PA Have you ever thought of getting help, and know you need to, but couldn’t find a therapist who would work remotely? Call me for an initial consultation!   Don’t have to leave your home or office Privacy ( no insurance…

“We now know that trauma compromises the brain area that communicates the physical, embodied feeling of being alive. These changes explain why traumatized individuals become hypervigilant to threat at the expense of spontaneously engaging in their day-to-day lives. They also help us understand why traumatized people so often keep repeating the same problems and have…

“Traumatized people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies: The past is alive in the form of gnawing interior discomfort. Their bodies are constantly bombarded by visceral warning signs, and, in an attempt to control these processes, they often become expert at ignoring their gut feelings and in numbing awareness of what is played out inside.…

“PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.” ― Susan Pease Banitt Thus far, we have explored how Trauma affects the mind and body. Now that we know the effects, this blog is intended to help you understand how healing can start to take place. The memories of…