Can A Bodywork Practice Be Trauma-Informed While Staying Within Scope Of Practice? The term “trauma-informed” or “trauma-sensitive” is a recent term in our culture that has been rapidly growing in popularity. This rapid growth reflects how our culture as a whole is becoming more aware of phenomena such as PTSD, complex PTSD, developmental trauma, and [...]
In this episode of the Transforming Trauma podcast, I discuss what it means (and why it's so important) for bodywork and bodywork education to be trauma-informed.
Today as I was picking up my son from preschool, I noticed the Hebrew word “RUACH” on the license plate in front of me. I got out of my car, walked up to the driver, the father of one of my son’s preschool friends, and told him that I liked his license plate before heading [...]
In the last few years, my understanding of pain and its relationship to bodywork has been slowly and radically transforming. Today I was speaking to a woman who is doing her Ph.D. thesis on this topic, and it was one of those times where the act of talking about something made all the various pieces [...]