*Somatic Experiencing *Interactive Guided Imagery
*Transpersonal Awareness *Mindfulness Meditaton
*Somatic Experiencing Touch Therapy
*EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
*DNMS (Developmental Needs Meeting Strategies)
*DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
Somatic Experiencing is a body oriented psychotherapy developed by Dr, Peter Levine for the treatment of trauma. Trauma is seen as more than difficult memory. It creates an actual imbalance in the nervous system, which leads to many of the typical trauma symptoms, including panic, anxiety, immobilization, flashbacks and hypervigilence. Therapy focuses not only on the story, but also on the experience in the body in order to to re-balance the nervous system.
Interactive Guided Imagery developed by Dr. Martin Rossman is a individualized form of imagery which allows the client to relax into a light trance. Here images are accessed and intracted with to resolve inner conflicts and receive inner guidance.
Focusing developed by Eugene Gendhlin, focusing encourages a client to focus deeply on issues so that they can experience a felt sense of the issue. Imagery and presence is used to work through and resolve the issue.
Hypnosis is a process of inducing trance to allow clients to access deeper states or consciousness. While in these slightly alter states or consciousness issues can often be understood more fully released and resolved.
Transpersonal Awareness refers to that which is beyond the egoic mind. Developing awareness of intuition, subtle energies and attuning to the resonance in relationship allows us to fine tune our sensitivities to ourselves and others. Having awareness, confidence and discernment for those subtle inklings, which often subconsciously drive our behavior allows us to live from a higher level of consciousness.
Mindfulness Meditation focuses the mind and encourages, non-judgmental awareness and acceptance. With a clearer more focused mind we often find we a sense of inner peace and have access to this calmness within the storm of life. Mindfulness meditation has been found to actually change our physiology, such that our bodies assume a healthier level of regulation.
Hakomi is a body oriented therapy developed by ron Kurtz. It integrates mindfulness with deep developmental therapy., to tap into and process unresolved traumas.
Somatic Experiencing Touch Therapy is a body oriented psychotherapy done on a massage table to access and process deeply held emotions. Sensaet focus is encouraged. Gentle touch is provided to support and facilitate discharge and energy flow.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) was developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro. EMDR involves focusing on difficult memories or situations while guided in eye movements. This has been shown to facilitate rapid resolution of difficult memories. It is most effective with single incident traumas.
DNMS (Developmental Needs Meeting Strategies) developed by Shirley Jean Schmidt is a form of EMDR that focuses on resolving core childhood issues.
DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) developed by Marsha Linehan is a cognitive behavioral therapy which focuses on increasing emotional regulation through he use of cognitive skills.