In the aftermath of trauma, some clients struggle to feel a sense of connection to their bodies.
And when clients can’t properly interpret the sensations or messages that the body is sending to the brain, it can be very difficult for them to get a handle on their triggers.
So in the video below, Stephen Porges, PhD shares a Polyvagal-informed approach that can help clients better understand their triggers and begin to feel more at home in their own bodies.
Have a look.
A Polyvagal-informed approach can strengthen your work with trauma by helping you target your client’s nervous system more effectively.
So if you found this video helpful, you can hear more from Stephen about how to integrate Polyvagal Theory into the treatment of trauma here.
Now we’d like to hear from you. How might you use these techniques in your work with clients? Please leave a comment below to let us know.
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