RE-SILENCE – THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND THE SCIENCE OF HOPE

Posted by on March 14, 2019 in Cathy's Thoughts | 0 comments

Adverse Childhood Experience (ACES), toxic stress/PTSD are topics are more in the forefront than ever. Scientists continue to learn how ACES affect children and adults and are looking into how science can alleviate the effects. One thing I do not understand is why there are not more health practitioners focusing on aces. For example, why are so many therapists pushing meds to these individuals, practicing CBT, or putting them through the costly procedure called TMS, a so-called noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. This is about trauma in the DNA. I do not believe that a majority of the medical community, especially therapists, know how to help trauma patients and need to know more about how to help the individuals be more resilient such as what somatic experience practitioners focus on.

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