What is the Body Brain? How Psychological Trauma is Stored in the Body

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvBKeJ-CEHw When trauma is stored in the brain it is stored on a deep emotional level of the body brain. This sub cortical or "body brain" is responsible for our physical and emotional reactions to stimuli. Trauma and PTSD are stored in this part of the brain. Therapy modalities that activate and regulate the sub cortical brain are the methods that work to heal trauma.

Aztec Philosophy by James Maffie Book Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHJ3JWCM4EE Aztec Mythology is never something that I understood very well. Mesoamerican mythology represents a distinct and unique perspective on the human psyche. Aztec Philosophy by James Maffie explains the metaphysical word view of the Nahua people and their mythology. Aztec philosophy is not only shockingly modern but also reflects our current understanding of physics an space time.

Demystifying Jung

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N2LzA5ShkY Jung was a complicated man. He was broad minded to the point that he dabbled in parapsychology and ESP. Jung outlined a type of new psychology but was hesitant to spell out what the implications or boundaries of this new psychology should be. Jung’s ambivalence towards standardizing his psychology shows across the varied fields in which it has become practiced. The study of archetypal images latent within the humanity's collective unconscious has become known as “depth...

The Origins and History of Consciousness by Erich Neuman Book Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZKa1rKKQGI Evo psych theorists area dime a dozen today, but who was the first one? I think there is a good case to be made that it might be Erich Neuman. What changed in mankind as we evolved from animals into conscious beings? In this book Erich Neuman charts the progress of that process and lays out a theory of the development of human consciousness. It is an imperfect theory yet perhaps the first attempt at this project.

Ketamine for Trauma and PTSD – Interview with Dr. Harrison Irons from Southern Ketamine and Wellness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKeR4siEbPc We work with many providers in the area to make sure that our clients receive the best care for their unique issue. One of the providers in the area of medical IV Ketamine is Southern Ketamine and Wellness. Dr. Harrison Irons was kind enough to sit down with us and explain the process for receiving ketamine treatment. Ketamine infusions are used in the treatment of PTSD, panic disorders, dissociation, dopamine disorders, mood disorders and the management of chronic...

Teach Your Children Well

Teach Your Children Well

Growing up is all about accepting the reality of the human condition. All children are born needing and wanting someone to respond to them. Parents are the first responders and the shape and quality of their response will echo in the child’s pattern of relationships for the rest of their life. Most parents care deeply about how their responses shape their child. They want their child to grow up, to learn to love and to build relationships for themselves. This noble desire is fraught with many challenges. Early in...

Dissociative Identity Disorder Alter Mapping Free Worksheet

Dissociative Identity Disorder Alter Mapping Free Worksheet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wET1lXZtlic Vocabulary for DID Even though most of these terms are not medical or recognized in DSM, ICD and research literature they are prevalent in the DID community. Because the majority of the DID community will seek education and support in online communities before presenting for professional care, it is important that professionals be familiar with common terms and ideas. Alter: Alter is another word for personality. Alter refers to all of the micro personality structures...

Don’t Block the Hearth Fire; Reclaiming the Soul of Therapy by Embracing the Awareness of Death

Don’t Block the Hearth Fire; Reclaiming the Soul of Therapy by Embracing the Awareness of Death

In my house, like in most houses in America there is a fireplace. My wife and I do not often use our fireplace. In fact, I am not even sure if it works. Now that there are more efficient forms of heating installed in most homes there is really no need for fireplaces, but they continue to be built all the same. Any interior decorator or homemaker worth their salt will tell you that whether or not a fireplace works it cannot be blocked, and furniture must be placed so that people can gather around it. The style of...