There are many different ways to heal wounds, just a few mentioned here. Here, mental health experts, researchers, and therapists discuss how trauma affects the brain and body and highlight the various ways it can help explore. We'll start by understanding what trauma is, so you know what you're going through, and then we'll share the various steps you can take and tips you can try. Below is a summary of steps you can take to release physical trauma.
When learning how to remove a traumatic injury in your body, you must first address how your body is feeling. When trauma is trapped, your body senses it, and your brain tries to make sense of it. However, when you go through trauma, there can be a lot of dissociation in your body, and your mind tends to separate from each other. Not surprisingly, many trauma survivors disconnect from their bodies to not be overwhelmed by the feelings associated with the trauma.
Trauma survivors may experience a gap between mind and body and lack awareness of their bodies. Trauma is the reaction of your body and mind to it and not the event itself.
Only then can you begin to identify and deal with trauma's psychological and emotional aspects. Recovering from trauma doesn't necessarily mean "freeing" from the traumatic event that affected you, but being able to experience the present without being overwhelmed by past thoughts and feelings. First and foremost, overcoming past trauma is a desire to heal and a willingness to receive help and support. Working with a specially trained holistic health and wellness counselor in trauma resolution can help you discover past traumas and release them from your system to a safe place.
Working with an experienced counselor who uses a mind-body approach is essential to recovery. Bodywork practice essentially consists of working with the body through various healing techniques to help you feel the release of energy and trauma. Another great way to heal, reduce, or relieve trauma in your body is to take a bath and engage in mindful stretching. Similarly, body massage can do wonders for relieving accumulated tension and stress in the body.
Another effective method of relieving stress from the body is through stress and injury relief exercises that cause neurogenic shaking in the lumbar muscles. If things like pain or tension have settled in your body, you need an experienced practitioner to help you regain control of your body so you can break free, heal, and grow. I will share some ways you can begin to release the accumulated trauma in your body so that you don't have to carry this heavy energy around.
You can start with bodywork exercises, but discussing the trauma and finding clarity will help complement them. Mind-body therapy, or hypnotherapy, is most effective at this stage because the trauma exists both in our bodies and in our minds. While EMDR and virtual reality therapy specifically focus on healing the brain from trauma, other methods such as reiki, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and trauma-sensitive massage concentrate more on the body. Likewise, yoga therapy affects the mind and body, encouraging people with PTSD to turn increasingly to this psychophysical practice on the road to recovery.
Yoga includes exercises designed to improve mind and body control and improve overall well-being. Yoga can be an effective treatment for trauma because it works on both the mind and body. In addition, it helps create a safe community where people can find comfort and support. By combining a deep understanding of trauma's neurology, psychology, and physiology with yoga techniques, yoga therapists can gently and mindfully guide PTSD patients to recovery. Types of Holistic Therapy focuses on improving the connection between the mind, body, and spirit to improve well-being, reduce stress, and help reduce the response to trauma.
In the holistic healing model, we consider different types of psychotherapy that can be helpful. Holistic therapy can take many forms, and ideally, your experience will be as personalized as possible to you. In holistic healing, you get the proper treatment and support it with any number of therapies that support all of you: mind, body, soul, environment, and relationships. Fortunately, there are alternative treatments for PTSD that can help us deal with the underlying causes of our trauma and prepare our bodies, minds, and spirits for a healing journey.
A holistic approach to the brain, mind, and body through reiki, hypnosis and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helps restructure, and process trauma is particularly effective. You don't even need to talk to other people about your trauma if you feel it's not the right thing to do. But, first, you need to calm your body's response to the traumatic injury by shifting it from a state of danger/alertness to a state of relaxation/control.