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5.

Somatic
Therapy

Somatic therapy has been shown to be an effective form of therapy for numerous psychiatric and physical issues through the lens of what is going on in your brain, body and nervous system.

Somatic therapy is a form of body-centered therapy that looks at the connection of mind and body and uses both psychotherapy and physical therapies for holistic healing. In addition to talk therapy, somatic therapy practitioners use mind-body exercises and other physical techniques to help release the pent-up tension such as stored survival stress that negatively affects a patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing.

  • PTSD

  • Anxiety

  • Unexplained pain

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Stress-related disorders

  • Digestive disorders

  • Neurological issues

  • Grief

  • Depression

  • Burnout

What exactly is somatic therapy?

 Here's a recent great link that explains what somatic therapy is and how it works  :What Is Somatic Therapy? (verywellmind.com) and also on my blog 

 

 

PTSD

 

 

When victims of a tsunami were studied, the results stated, "90% of participants reported significant improvement or being completely free of symptoms of intrusion, arousal, and avoidance. The results support the effectiveness and reliability of this modified version of Somatic Experiencing Therapy in working with trauma reactions."

 

Chronic Pain

It might seem surprising to some people that a form of psychotherapy can help with physical pain, but it has shown to be the case. In one study, Somatic therapy was proven effective as a treatment for cervical myofascial pain, and the effectiveness was not increased when acupuncture was added

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