EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy) was developed by Francine Shapiro to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which causes significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.
traumasocialworker: “ I am a big advocate for the use of poetry therapy, and have found it to be a very useful tool for counseling. This particular poetic technique is called an “I Am” poem. The poem is a fill-in-the-blank exercise.
Even if the memories of abuse are hidden from the survivor’s awareness, blocked trauma / unresolved trauma creates very noticeable and obvious symptoms that can be easily seen in their every day lives.
Staying Present During Trauma Therapy: Grounding Techniques
Staying Present During Trauma Therapy: Grounding Techniques . "Working through trauma can be scary, painful, and potentially overwhelming. Very often people who have experienced trauma have coped at least in part through some degree of dissociation.