In this excellent example, borrowed from Ogden, Minton and Pain we can see what happens when our nervous system becomes activated in either hypo or hyperarousal. As Pat Ogden describes, … Continue reading Window of Tolerance
” We make the world better by making people safer,” Stephen Porges. According to Dr. Stephen Porges, neuro exercises that calm the nervous system ~Playing any music instrument that requires … Continue reading Regulating the Nervous System
Ace Study – Adverse Childhood Events A large study done in the Kaiser institute over 17k persons participated in a questionnaire measuring areas of growing up with domestic violence, incarceration, … Continue reading ACE Study
When the nervous system perceives the attack, the limbic system (containing the amygdala) within milliseconds plans to fight, flight, or freeze. The nervous system also has a role, but we … Continue reading PTSD and the Brain
Complex Trauma can feel like you are fighting something all the time~ Complex Trauma is a term that was coined by Judith Herman. It is a term that is given … Continue reading What is Complex Trauma?