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Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment for Women with Chronic PTSD

Yoga has been found to be an effective posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment for a variety of trauma survivors, including females with chronic PTSD. To read more please click on the link: Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment for Women with Chronic PTSD

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

The following document is as follows: A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BY EVAN ALYSE BODINE, M.A. DENTON, TEXAS AUGUST 2017 To read more please click [...]

Bridging Body and Mind…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is defined by the experience of a traumatic event followed by the development of four clusters of symptoms, including intrusive symptoms (e.g., memories, nightmares, dissociation), avoidance symptoms (e.g., avoidance of memories or cues that are reminders of the traumatic experience), negative alterations in mood or cognition, and increased arousal or reactivity. [...]

Yoga for posttraumatic stress disorder – review

Yoga is increasingly used as a therapeutic treatment and seems to improve psychiatric conditions such as anxiety disorders and depression. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of yoga for reducing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To read more please click the link: Meta-Analysis of yoga for PTSD

TCTSY – Newsletter – May 2019

Dr. Tiffany Simpson, Kim Mulholland, TCTSY-F, and BHU staffHospital Implements TCTSY Pilot Program Within Inpatient Behavioral Health UnitWritten by Kim Mulholland, TCTSY-F and Dr. Tiffany SimpsonKim: I started my healthcare career as a Speech & Language Pathologist at Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC). Little did I know my professional career would lead me back home to [...]

Welcome to Spring and our 2019 Newsletter.

Welcome Spring and welcome to the second edition of our 2019 newsletter.  It has been a while since we had heard something from us, and we hope you are doing well. Spring is here !! Everything is in full bloom and perhaps you have already started spring cleaning or maybe you have already enjoyed the sunshine. Fortunately, the [...]

I Am the Voice: Girls’ Reflections from Inside the Justice System

To truly support girls, we must hear their stories, respect their perspectives, witness their brilliance, heed their creativity, and recognise their resilience. This booklet reflects that philosophy. This compilation of girls’ visual and written work from across the country, created in partnership with rights4girls, reflects their experiences with the juvenile justice system, and it is [...]

Leven in je lichaam met Trauma Sensitive Yoga

Mirjam, (niet haar echte naam) ademt langzaam in en uit voor enkele ronden eenvoudige adamhalingsoefeningen voordat ze moet stoppen. Beelden te eng voor haar om te beschrijven en overweldigend. Samen besluiten we om over te gaan op eenvoudige Trauma Sensitive Yoga oefeningen; Mirjam wordt zich bewust van haar spieren, merkt weerstand in haar lichaam op [...]

Here’s What Depression Does To The Body

When you think of depression, you probably think of it as a mental illness, but the truth is some of the most devastating effects of depression are physical. On the other hand, you may have experienced years of physical symptoms and never considered depression as a possible cause. We still don’t know exactly what causes [...]

PTSD – The Definition of a Traumatic Event and How to Recognize the Signs

People often use the word "traumatic" in a general sense when they are describing very stressful life events. For example, the American Psychological Association (APA) defines "trauma" as a person's emotional response to an extremely negative (disturbing) event. However, mental health professionals define traumatic events in very specific ways. The guidelines they use have changed [...]