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Somatic Therapy

  Treatments for PTSD: Somatic Therapy Somatic therapy take the physiological understanding of animal defenses (like fight or flight) and explore how that helps us work with PTSD symptoms.   Defense Responses This approach finds a similiarity between how animals respond and the trauma response that humans have. For example, what’s the first thing an animal […]

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PTSD Symptoms

  PTSD symptoms include panic attacks, anxiety attacks, physical impulses to fight or flight and dissociative disorders Disruption of any kind is hard. PTSD symptoms can be very disruptive, bringing on overwhelming terror, the tsunami of a panic attack, rage that comes up and takes over within a split second. At those times, it can […]

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