A Journey from Trauma to TRE

A Journey from Trauma to TRE

It’s one thing to hear about TRE and how it can help individuals release stress and heal from trauma. Experiencing it is something else entirely. So we were quite pleased when Julie, a school teacher here in Portland, offered to let us share some of her writing about...
The Promise & Hope of Post-Traumatic Growth

The Promise & Hope of Post-Traumatic Growth

Back when I was first learning about trauma’s impact and the possibilities of healing, I often saw the negative consequences of childhood trauma pushed to center stage: addictive and other self-destructive behaviors, worse education and employment prospects,...
Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

As a child growing up in a home suffused with trauma, life always felt uneasy – like something bad was about to happen. Always. This ever-present fear often got expressed through impatience, rushing, and urgency. It was a defense against instability and...
Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

One thing that saddened me during my years as a school counselor was how many students carried around negative stories about the world. They believed the world was full of bad guys; that people were out to get them. They also felt bad about themselves. Often, they...

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