Posts Tagged ‘mental health treatment’

PTSD 5: How Emotions Are Processed

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PTSD: 4 No, it’s not all in your head: Memory Encoding

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PTSD: 3 No, it’s not all in your head: the Vagus Nerve

PTSD: Sometimes the wolves of symptoms wander in our bodies
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PTSD: 2 No, it’s not all in your head: The Neuroplatform of Emotion

Advances in neurobiology – knowing how our brains and nervous systems work – help us understand how PTSD symptoms persist and also how they can heal. The healing of PTSD symptoms is often called, or accompanied by, a phenomena known as post-traumatic growth (PTG).

Trauma healing can result in post-traumatic growth (PTG)
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PTSD: 1 No, it’s not all in your head

Sometimes the wolves of symptoms are upon us
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DBT – ABC PLEASE Skills of Emotion Regulation (Part One)

Think of yourself as a builder.

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DBT Emotion Regulation Skills

The Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) section of Emotion Regulation is to educate about emotions and to provide skills to manage emotions. Emotions serve a biological function that helped us survive. Emotions are the ultimate mindbody link. Emotions are reactions to inner and outer perceptions and sensations that instantly prepare our bodies to react via the nervous and endocrine system.

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DBT Emotion Regulation Overview

DBT’s Emotional Regulation Module teaches skills that help a person build up a base of positive experiences and regulate his or her emotions on a daily basis. 

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Veterans Yoga Project®: Interview with Dr. Dan Libby

Veterans Yoga Project   Yoga for Emotional Healing PTSD

 

Photo courtesy of VYP, used with permission

Veterans Yoga Project (VYP) is a nonprofit organization that specializes in helping veterans gain access to the healing benefits of yoga with a program called Mindful Resilience. Thanks to the efforts of VYP, the Mindful Resilience yoga program is being used to help veterans and active-duty military personnel heal from the emotional, physical and psychological aspects of war trauma in mental health and addiction treatment programs in the United States and Canada. 

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Book Review: Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania by Andy Behrman

Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania

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