Working through trauma can trigger many perceived threats for our clients.
They might start to breath rapidly and find it hard to hold still, or perhaps they start to freeze up during the session.
So what are some practical ways to calm the nervous system and keep a client grounded – especially when they begin to freeze?
Bethany Brand, PhD will walk you through 5 strategies in the video below. Have a listen.
It can be very challenging when a client freezes in a session – that’s why it’s critical to have a full toolkit of strategies to help them mobilize and feel grounded again.
Now we’d like to hear from you. What have you found most helpful when working with a client who freezes up during a session? Let us know in the comments below.
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