Join us on Wednesday, June 21st, as we celebrate International Yoga Day with free Trauma Sensitive Yoga classes. These gentle and therapeutic sessions provide a safe space for all participants to honour their bodies and cultivate healing. See you on the mat!
A local facilitator, who's practised alongside renowned psychiatrist Bressel van der Kolk ("The Body Keeps the Score"), shares how breath and gentle movement can help us process trauma in ways that the spoken word cannot. by Jamie Korf When I experienced the worst thing that’s ever happened to me, I took it out in the gym. [...]
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
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 [...]
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 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
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 [...]