A practical but far-reaching look at a variety of mind-body techniques for working with trauma clients.
This book offers an unprecedented, attachment-informed translation of yogic philosophy to body-based trauma treatment. The result is both erudite and accessible, emphasizing ready-to-implement skills and approaches that are as groundbreaking as they are effective. Organized around key trauma issues and symptoms, this book offers clinicians a practical but far-reaching look at mind-body skills and techniques for helping trauma clients access their individual wisdom, develop secure internal attachment, and find the path home to the Self.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Deirdre Fay, MSW, LICSW,
integrates trauma and attachment theory with yoga and meditation in embodiment. The founder of the Becoming Safely Embodied Skills, she maintains a private practice in Arlington, MA.
Table of Contents
1 An Integrative Approach to Healing Trauma 7
Foundational Practices 44
2 Foster Self-Compassion to Ease Shame 53
Self-Compassion Practices 81
3 Support Safe and Secure Body Access 94
Safe Body Attunement Practices 132
4 Disarm Dissociation with Presence 143
Practices for Disarming Dissociation 177
5 Manage Triggered Responses 194
Practices for Work with Triggers 233
6 Develop Boundaries 244
Practices for boundary Development 265
7 Establish Trust: Prana as Guidance 277
Glossary: Key Terms from Yogic Philosophy 297