Psychotherapy for Your Body: The Role of Somatic Psychology Today By Chris Walling Posted on September 28, 2021 #Psychotherapy#Research A racing heart and a roiling stomach. Panic attacks, nightmares, or fatigue. The body has myriad ways to manifest the many faces of trauma and fear. And for many people, getting help to cope with the symptoms of emotional distress means going through “talk therapy”—a kind of psychotherapy based on verbally processing thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Now, though, the rapidly growing field of somatic psychotherapy is shifting the paradigm from talking to feeling—and this approach is offering This is Member-Only Content To access, click here to activate a Digital Subscription with a 2-Week Free Trial (no credit card required). Learn more Read more like this #Psychology #Research Why You Can’t Think Your Way Out of Trauma Trauma impacts much more than just our thoughts and actions. Trauma is far-reaching and systemic—it cuts us to our bones. By Albert Wong #Philosophy #Psychology #Research Positive Neuroplasticity: The Neuroscience of Minduflness The function of the nervous system is to process information, and the brain is constantly changing – both functionally and structurally – due to the information coursing through it. By Rick Hanson #MindBody Studies #Research Queering / Querying the Body: Sensation and Curiosity in Disrupting Body Norms Queering/querying the body provides a means for disrupting social norms of the body; not by expanding the repertoire of socially acceptable bodily expressions, but by working to disable the act of body norming itself. By Rae Johnson #Psychology #Research Healing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Kundalini Yoga and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy PTSD is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide. By Julie K. Staples Ph.D.