Floating is Not Necessarily Good

Floating is Not Necessarily Good

As a young child, one of my clients learnt to dissociate when her parents were arguing. When I first started treating her, and did not understand the dissociation model I now work with, we both thought the sessions were productive because she consistently reported a...

Being Sensitive May Be How We Can Become Less Sensitive!

Being Sensitive May Be How We Can Become Less Sensitive!

When we’re looking to reduce pain and anxiety, developing skills and words about how to interact with the feeling states inside you is really important.  In this blog, I’m going to explore feeling, and how we can get better at learning how to manage intense feelings....

How to Create Safety in Trauma Healing?

How to Create Safety in Trauma Healing?

The very nature of trauma is that it is overwhelming - it’s more than the organism can cope with. Trauma shatters our worldview and rules of fairness and justice no longer seem to apply. Trauma often leads to a spiritual crisis and a profound re-evaluation of meaning....

My favorite Books About the Body, Mind and Health

If you’re looking for something interesting to read over the Winter break, I can recommend the following books, as well as my own series; Pain, Trauma and Anxiety are Really Strange. Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life by Peter Godfrey-Smith...

Shake It All About – TRE in Metro, London 2019-11-28

TRE, the new exercise craze born out of a war zone I’M lying on my back with my knees bent and slightly apart, and my legs are twitching uncontrollably. For some reason, rather than making me anxious this strikes me as utterly hilarious — I just have a mental picture...

Floating is Not Necessarily Good

As a young child, one of my clients learnt to dissociate when her parents were arguing. When I first started treating her, and did not understand the dissociation model I now work with, we both thought the sessions were productive because she consistently reported a...

Being Sensitive May Be How We Can Become Less Sensitive!

When we’re looking to reduce pain and anxiety, developing skills and words about how to interact with the feeling states inside you is really important.  In this blog, I’m going to explore feeling, and how we can get better at learning how to manage intense feelings....

How to Create Safety in Trauma Healing?

The very nature of trauma is that it is overwhelming - it’s more than the organism can cope with. Trauma shatters our worldview and rules of fairness and justice no longer seem to apply. Trauma often leads to a spiritual crisis and a profound re-evaluation of meaning....