Trauma Other Therapies

Questions Answered Here

  1. Expert Bessel van der Kolk describes numerous modalities that are successful in trauma healing. Name two particularly successful therapies.
  2. In The Trauma Tool Kit, Susan Pease Banitt also describes many tools for addressing the manifestations of trauma, including nutrition and other “alternative” therapies. List ten or more considerations.
  3. Banitt describes some options as specifically appropriate for addressing the energetic aspects of trauma. Name ten of her suggested therapies.
  4. Olga Kabel points to a research study showing that people whose dreams included emotional themes related to their traumatic experience recovered from the trauma. But this is not the case in those with PTSD who replay traumatic experiences and emotions in nightmares night after night. Why is this thought to be so?