The body bears the burden: Somatic expressions of traumatic stress

Description

Developed over the past thirty years, "Somatic Experiecing" (SE) has gained increasing recognition as a powerful body-based therapy that can awaken one's innate self-regulative response to overwhelm. Based on a naturalistic understanding of how animals in the wild "shake off" repeated exposure to life threatening events, SE has produced surprising results with a variety of difficult symptoms This model will be presented towards enhancing EMDR practice.

Format

Conference

Language

English

Author(s)

Peter A. Levine

Original Work Citation

Levine, P. A. (2003, September). The body bears the burden:Somatic expressions of traumatic stress. Plenary presented at the 8th EMDR International Association Conference, Denver, CO

Collection

Citation

“The body bears the burden: Somatic expressions of traumatic stress,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 24, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/15681.

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