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Processing trauma release

cognative therapy

 There are various forms of cognative therapy:

  • Narrative Therapy - telling our story 
  • sexual assault counselling
  • a debrief after undertaking a  traumatic task


An introduction to Trauma Release


Stages of trauma recovery. 

see Pages

P1 Stabolisation

P2 Reconnection and Integration

P3 Sensititivity to trauma avoidance

P4 Rememberence and mourning

P5 receiving God's compassion

being written June 2021

when overwhelmed


Non Cognative Trauma Release Techniques

 these may or may not be usefull   the use may vary from person to person   for information only.

What suits one does not suit another.

   It is important that one feels comfortable with a therapist.  It's ok to leave if you are not comfortable

   or if you feel the therapist doesn't understand your needs

   and if the therapist is imposing a set  form of treatment which may be irrelevant.

     this has happened to me many times

  A range of trauma release techniques has been listed to chose from. 




Levine  writes how an animal after a chase

stops and shakes off the trauma from the rush.

   I have personally found lying on my back and shaking my hands and/ or legs

that I literally shake off the trauma.



EFT Taping

I came accross EFT (tapping) during one of my internet searches

and have found it benificial.

One explanation of EFT , Tapping is found here

"Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is an alternative treatment for physical pain and emotional distress. It’s also referred to as tapping or psychological acupressure.

People who use this technique believe tapping the body can create a balance in your energy system and treat pain. According to its developer, Gary Craig, a disruption in energy is the cause of all negative emotions and pain.

Though still being researched, EFT tapping has been used to treat people with anxiety and people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)."

I will attempt to list other refernces.

Music as therapy

Music can express our emotions

Music can calm a troubled soul

I find You Tube searches helpful

some of the suggested music

  may be of assistance.


Music has many styles

many intruments

groups choirs solo or singers


Physiotherapy or remedial massage

Physio therapy



remedial massage

  may release trauma from the body.


  styles vary from therapist to therapist

 I sometimes have to see a few to find the one who

understands my needs

whom I am comfortable with.



Prayer or meditation

Some pray


some meditate


some pray and meditate


this one is tricky

as some are so traumatised by clergy abuse they are triggered by the mention

whilst others find praying a key part of my recovery.


We ought to operate within our personal belief system

no one ha the right to impose anything we are not comfortable with.


Reserved for the

unknown therapy