Trauma Resources


Healing from childhood trauma, or any trauma, can be a long, complex process. i’m Sharing here resources that are diverse and have helped myself and many others, in turning the wound into a scar.


Somatic experiencing

Body based

The Somatic Experiencing method is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders. It is the life’s work of Dr. Peter A. Levine, resulting from his multidisciplinary study of stress physiology, psychology, ethology, biology, neuroscience, and indigenous healing practices.



brain based

brainspotting is a powerful, focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing, and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation, and a variety of other challenging symptoms. 



brain based

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. 


psychodynamic psychotherapy

relationship based

Long-term therapy works on creating a safe relationship and space to explore repressed emotions and memories and rebuild healthy attachment.


the work on byron katie

thoughts based

The Work is a way to identify and question the thoughts that cause all your suffering. Everything you need in order to do The Work is available free on their website.



body based

Hakomi is a body-centered, experiential, somatic psychotherapy that uses mindfulness to access Core material composed of memories, images, beliefs, neural patterns, and deeply held emotional dispositions that shape the styles, habits, behaviors, perceptions, and attitudes that define us as individuals. 



body based

Tapping therapy is based on the combined principles of ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology. Tapping with the fingertips on specific meridian endpoints of the body, while focusing on negative emotions or physical sensations, helps to calm the nervous system, rewire the brain to respond in healthier ways, and restore the body’s balance of energy.



mdma therapy

body, spiritual, and mind based

although not legal in the USA, mdma is in stage 3 fda trials, lead by non profit organization maps and has been demonstrated to be the most effective method to work with PTSd.