Trauma Recovery

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 [...]

Welcoming Leyna – Psychotherapist

We are very glad and excited to have Leyna join our team at Kundalini House on Thursdays.   You are a qualified Psychotherapist, who works with a wide range of clients, but you have also been working for the past 10 years in an area which needs a lot of support, that of family violence, [...]

Can’t sleep? – Tips From Dr Leela Klein

Can’t sleep?   You are not on your own. Almost 90% of Australians suffer from a sleeping disorder, with 30% having a severe sleeping disorder, and 5% experiencing chronic insomnia. Furthermore, as we age our sleep patterns change, it will generally take longer to fall asleep and the quality of sleep is reduced. The elderly [...]

Positive Effects of Massage Therapy on Biochemistry From Luisa Scire

Positive Effects of Massage Therapy on Biochemistry   Serotonin is the neurotransmitter that is Predominantly responsible for regulating our sense of calm. Feelings of contentment, satisfaction and well-being are generated by this neurotransmitter, prompting relaxation and peace. Dopamine also plays a role in executive function which relates our ability to sustain attention, stay alert, and [...]

Moon Centers – Siri Hari

Do you feel that sometimes you are so powerful you can conquer the world while other times you just want o hide away and close the door never to be seen again?  Sometimes you are focused and organized and other times you are so dreamy it is hard to focus in your daily life?   [...]

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for the Recovery from Trauma – TSY From Rhonda Weatherby

Trauma Sensitive Yoga for the Recovery from Trauma - TSY   This course is created to establish a safe, predictable and non-judgmental space in which trauma survivors can begin to get to know their bodies again. TSY is an evidence based course for healing trauma, created by David Emerson from The Trauma Centre in Boston, [...]

Learning to understand your body & yourself – Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety & stress from Nancy Hanley

WEATHER PATTERNS OF YOUR BODY AND THE RETURN TO BALANCE   Right now I’m up in far north Queensland teaching yoga by the beach. I’ve been here for 3 weeks and each morning I watch the changing weather patterns of the ocean. No two days are the same. For a few days it will be [...]