When we’re working with clients who have experienced trauma, targeting the limbic system can make our interventions more effective.
But what exactly is limbic system therapy, and why is it so useful in treating trauma?
In the video below, Bessel van der Kolk, MD answers these questions and explains why he uses this kind of approach with his patients.
Take a look – it’s just under 5 minutes.
For more on how to work with the limbic system to reverse the physiological imprint of trauma, please check out the Treating Trauma Master Series.
You’ll get insights from: Bessel van der Kolk, MD; Peter Levine, PhD; Pat Ogden, PhD; and Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD.
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