Trauma and the Brain

According to the dictionary, a trauma is “a deeply distressing or disturbing event.” In that sense, a trauma can include seemingly common, yet difficult, life events such as divorce, a severe illness, or losing a loved one, to extreme events such as rape, war, acts of violence, sexual abuse, or torture. 25% of people can’t “get over it.” Most people, with adequate support and guidance, are able to heal naturally from trauma and go on to live a healthy life.…

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Client Story: Shimmi

Client Story: Shimmi I never thought in a million years I would “suffer” from PTSD. I never understood the mental ramifications of trauma until I lived it. Living it unknowingly, that is. It is important that I explain my mental state and causes to be able to understand the impact the Rewind Technique has had on my life. For 19 years I had no idea that I was suffering from PTSD. My depression started with one experience when I was…

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How You Do Brave

There are so many things wrong in our world, but one thing that sticks out to me is hopelessness. I see it everywhere I go, and it always strikes me at my core. People can be so quick to judge others who are suffering. They yell at a homeless man to get a job, but have they ever taken 5 or 10 minutes out of their day to hear his story? Do you ever stop to hear anyone’s story? Or…

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