Origin of Somatic Experiencing®, with founder Dr. Peter Levine, PhD - YouTube... talks about his 40 plus years working with stress & trauma, & working with vets experiencing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Posttraumatic Stress Injury (PTSI). Somatic Experiencing® helps to re-engage the nervous system back into normal life/civilian life, to being with family, friends, and children... to becoming resilient again after experiencing traumatizing and overwhelming events.
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma - The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming…
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter Levine
Peter Levine Self Soothing Hand Position Exercise to try yourself at link. The goal of the exercise is to calm the nervous system, bring the Self back into the body, develop more body awareness, and to train one’s own nervous system to remember what normal is like. We can feel the body as container and get a sense of having boundaries. This exercise helps develop self-regulation and empowered to change the physiological and emotional states we find ourselves in. #cptsd #ptsd #trauma #recovery