Battling the Storm Within

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

How trauma lodges in the body and how to release it

NOTE: This is part of a fascinating interview with Bessel van der Kolk, a renowned psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Basically van der Kolk (who has worked extensively with Veterans and PTSD)  says that trauma gets stuck in our bodies--our muscles (from the clenching when the event happens) and areas of the brain that talk therapy simply can't reach

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