Nutrition, Essential Oils & More: Trauma Other Therapies

In The Trauma Tool Kit, Susan Pease Banitt describes many tools for addressing the manifestations of trauma, including:

  1. Nutrition (noting the particular potential mood issues arising from gluten sensitivity and celiac disease)
  2. Supplements
  3. Medicinal plants and herbs
  4. Essential oils
  5. Naturopathic medicine
  6. Massage therapy
  7. Chiropractic care
  8. Eye movement desensitization response (EMDR)
  9. Psychiatric medication
  10. Biofeedback
  11. Heat therapies
  12. Music
  13. “Unwinding the body” — releasing stored emotions and tensions through body therapies such as yoga therapy or somatic experiencing