Somatic psychotherapy—also called body psychotherapy—focuses on the complex and profoundly powerful connections between body and mind and how those connections affect how we process and recover from trauma and other emotional distress.
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.
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.
PTSD is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide.
What should our work be, here and now, as producers of knowledge?
The scholar-practitioner approaches her object of study by privileging the synergy of knowledge and experience.
In this issue, the contributors argue for the acceptance and integration into scholarly life of what has otherwise been deemed controversial by the reigning epistemology of modern industrialized culture.
Kulreet Chaudhary is a medical doctor who integrates the contemplative teachings on sound into her medical work.
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