Beyond The Trauma Vortex

Author: Gina Ross
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781556434464
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In Beyond the Trauma Vortex, Gina Ross proposes a collaboration between the media, trauma researchers, and helping officials in order to break the vicious cycle of trauma and violence. The media, Ross suggests, can use their tremendous influence to promote peace rather than violence and to heal wounded psyches, communities, and nations. Delving first into the destructive nature of the "trauma vortex" through a variety of individual and historical examples, Ross then offers her insight into an alternate, restorative "healing vortex." By focusing on the interrelatedness of personal and collective healing, the author makes a compelling case for why—and how—media professionals can play an influential role in effecting widespread healing for their viewers and for themselves.

Beyond Bullets And Bombs

Author: Judith Kuriansky
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275998806
Size: 32.69 MB
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Shows how Israelis and Palestinians living in conflict and civil war are, nonetheless, establishing an undercurrent of trust and respect, even forming lasting friendships.

Craniosacral Biodynamics Breath Of Life Biodynamics And Fundamental Skills

Author: Franklyn Sills
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1556433549
Size: 47.73 MB
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Craniosacral therapy is based on the belief that functions of the human system are maintained and integrated by a biodynamic force known as 'primary respiration,' or the breath of life. Found in the brain, spinal cord, and bodily fluids, this rhythmic pulse promotes healing and health. Written for students and practitioners but accessible to lay readers, this text presents the fundamental concepts and techniques of a method that redirects the cerebrospinal fluid to areas of imbalance, thus enhancing overall health. Volume One covers both the history and conceptual ideas fundamental to Craniosacral Biodynamics, as well as the more complex structural and tissue relationships.

Nondual Therapy

Author: Georgi Y. Johnson
Publisher: VeReCreations via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1912517019
Size: 62.91 MB
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"As soon as I started reading I couldn't put it down, as I was drawn into an evolutionary process iwhere I came in touch with both the brilliance and the frozen parts of myself - where consciousness is not yet awakened." Renate McNay, Conscious.TV What is the human psyche and how is it formed? Do we have a deeper nature? How can this essential core of ourselves set us free? Can I be unique, and at the same time one with the whole? In Nondual Therapy, Georgi Y. Johnson offers tools to release energetic contractions in the psyche, through the healing power of Nondual Qualities. The book includes a compendium of 35 emotional contractions in the the psyche showing the healing power of the qualities of consciousness in releasing them.

Protocol For Treatment Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Author: Mooli Lahad
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1607505746
Size: 67.27 MB
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Psychic trauma is as old as mankind itself, but it is still not fully understood how or why the exposure to single or multiple horrific events can overwhelm some people to the extent that they are haunted day and night by the terrible things they have witnessed. Most will recover spontaneously, but others become victims of the most common psychological disorder stemming from such an experience: post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is estimated that 8% of the Western population suffer from this disorder, and that 40% of them will continue to suffer from symptoms even ten years after the trigger event. For many years it was believed that there was no remedy for those suffering from severe psychic trauma, but in the last decade a major breakthrough has seen the development of new and effective therapy methods. Regaining a sense of control is key to helping clients suffering from PTSD and its accompanying disorders. The authors of this book have spent many years working in the field. Here they distill those elements common to all the accepted methods of treatment, and they add the unique aspect of imagination and fantasy, described in a concept they call Fantastic Reality. Whilst not claiming to have a remedy or solution for every sufferer, this book will help to provide solutions for some of the aspects lacking in other models. This book will prove a valuable addition to the resources of all those who work in this field, where effective treatment, though much needed, is still scarce.

When Their World Falls Apart

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Publisher: National Assn of Social Workers Press
ISBN: 9780871013583
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Comprehensive and informative wealth of resourceful information for understanding disasters. A guide to understand the various dynamics of manmade, natural, and technological disasters; how these traumas affect those impacted; behavioral and cultural criteria to be considered; identifying and dealing with one's own issues, and more.