Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy

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Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy I: Clinical Perspectives
"This work is really about evoking the client's own intelligence, their own wisdom. It's not an authoritative model where I know what's best for the client. All I'm doing is…
Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy II: Treatment Modalities
"Therapists, by and large, are trained to work with the verbal communication. So we kind of have to untrain ourselves a little bit from just working with the words, to…
Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy III: Children and Groups
"Traditional psychotherapy or talk therapy, and action-oriented approaches that really engage mind and body in unison, aren't and shouldn't be two separate tracks, but really are best served when they…

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