Trauma Recovery

Navigating Trauma and Healing: The Emotional Focused Therapy Approach – Lee Beaton

Our psychotherapist Lee Beaton delves into Emotional Focused Therapy for Individuals (EFiT), and explores how this innovative modality supports the processing of trauma by cultivating secure attachment in a therapeutic relationship.   Now that Christmas and the New Year are behind us, it’s time to focus on what another year holds. The holidays can sometimes [...]

KUNDALINI YOGA IN UKRAINE: Resourcing Ukrainian Resilience In the Face of War

KUNDALINI YOGA IN UKRAINE: Resourcing Ukrainian Resilience in the Face of War by Billie Atherstone   Over the past decade, I have been actively involved with the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology, a not-for-profit organisation and school based in the US. Throughout this time, I have immersed myself in the transformative practice [...]

Somatic Experiencing® trauma work

  Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a therapeutic approach developed by Dr. Peter A. Levine, a psychologist and researcher, that focuses on resolving and healing trauma and stress-related disorders by addressing the body’s physical and physiological responses to trauma. Dr. Levine's groundbreaking book, "Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma," which introduced the principles of Somatic Experiencing to a [...]

By |2023-09-15T15:38:44+10:00September 15th, 2023|Trauma Recovery|0 Comments

PTSD & Trauma Awareness

PTSD Awareness June 2023 June was PTSD awareness month and it shone the light on PTSD and it's impact on peoples lives. But what is PTSD and how can we help ourselves and the people we love who have experienced trauma and are still living with its impact? Kundalini House Counsellor and Psychotherapist Marisa Howard [...]

5 Ways to Experience Calm

5 Ways to Experience Calm By Dharamjot  It always feels good to be in control of our words and actions without having the surprise of some erratic shouting, shutdown silence or slamming of a door. This type of reaction can be fast and happens without any thought. Can you relate? So where does it come [...]

Creating conscious choices by Dharamjot Kaur Khalsa, Holistic Wellness Counsellor

Creating conscious choices By Dharamjot Kaur Khalsa, Holistic Wellness Counsellor I am enough, I am enough, I am enough. Perhaps if you repeat this phrase often it will feel true? But what if you keep over-committing, feeling the need to do more or to prove something all in the pursuit of feeling ‘enough’? Perhaps we [...]

By |2022-03-12T11:59:43+11:00March 12th, 2022|Counselling, Trauma Recovery, wellness|0 Comments

Body Centered Therapy – Anna papadakis

Body Centered Therapy (BCT) is a mixture of talking and touch therapy. BCT touch is a listening touch, the intention of listening touch is to receive information from the body. To listen to and be with the whole person and all of the physical sensations being experienced within their body. Our body houses the whole of [...]

How does Chinese Medicine work?

“Tong Ze Bu Tong; Bu Tong Ze Tong” Huang Di Nei Jing  “If there is free flow, there is no pain; if there is pain, there is lack of free flow.”   In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi (air or fluid) is stimulated at specific Acupuncture points to create a balanced flow throughout the body, this is said to balance the Yin and Yang of the body and create a smooth flow of [...]

Activating the Relaxation Response in Yoga Nidra and how it allows Nervous System Repair.

Activating the Relaxation Response in Yoga Nidra and how it allows Nervous System Repair.   The relaxation response balances the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and balances the left and right brain. Through the process of yoga nidra, your brain shifts from beta, an awakened state with lots of brain activity, to alpha, being more [...]

But is it TRAUMA?! – Lee Beaton

But is it TRAUMA?! Most people think trauma is what you get after an accident or what soldiers suffer in a war, but from the recent findings of neuroscience and attachment theory the triggers of trauma have been shown to be much wider and more common place. Any event which threatens or triggers a sense [...]

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