Somatic Triggers

I have been able to go through my trauma memories completely.  I no longer have negative beliefs that are attached to them. I no longer have distress going through it.  I’ve also worked through recurring nightmares. I’ve worked through the themes and how it’s related to the trauma.  My therapist says that my recurring nightmares … Continue reading Somatic Triggers

EMDR Alternatives when Memories are Overwhelming

My EMDR journey has been quite slow, but I have seen much improvement.  In November I was having full flashbacks of my memories. During my last session, I was able to go through the same memory with very little dissociation or distress.  It definitely helped me see how far I’ve come. We still have more … Continue reading EMDR Alternatives when Memories are Overwhelming

But wait, there’s more…

“But wait, there’s more” Every time I think I have something figured out, I realize I just barely scratched the surface.  “But wait, there’s more?!” has become my expectation in therapy.  I don’t know why it surprises me every time I come across something new.  Our bodies have protected us from our trauma.  We minimize … Continue reading But wait, there’s more…