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Two Therapists At Once

I met with the Somatic Experiencing therapist with my T and have decided to go forward with this type of therapy. I have been seeing my current T 2 times/week for the past 1 1/2 years but will now be seeing her once a week and doing SE therapy once a week. 21 more words

'this is deep mud this is / pure mouth' (Alice Oswald)

Soon to be heading off on another extended and no doubt mud-ridden walking trip, starting in Fiordland at the bottom of New Zealand where the advice is to get used to putting your boots on wet in the morning…so thought I’d start the year with a muddy poem by Alice Oswald, whose work is sticky with the stuff. 192 more words

The soft animal of the body

By Will Meecham

Let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. — Mary Oliver

Bessel van der Kolk’s 2014 book, The Body Keeps the Score… 1,591 more words

Mental Health

What Somatic Symptoms Do You Experience?

I am interested in what types of somatic symptoms us ptsd sufferers experience. Please explain any others in the comments. Thanks!

Somatic Experiencing

My T is bringing in another T to my next app t. to talk to us about Somatic Experiencing Therapy; something we think might help me but neither if us know much about. 36 more words

5 Ways to Honor Feelings Instead of Distracting Away From Them

  by Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD

We tend to put pressure on ourselves to be happy all the time. When we get sad, scared, or mad, we try to distract the heck out of ourselves so we can move on with our lives. 592 more words

Strategies For Mindful Parenting