Change, in the brain, is not a rare event, it is the day to day modus operandi. But if that’s the case, why do so many people find psychological change so difficult? If change is so possible, why do some people seem to get more rigid as time passes?
Anorexia Nervosa and other eating disorders have the highest mortality rate in all of mental health. Norman Doidge explores a new approach that takes the best of depth psychology psychotherapies and the newest developments in neuroplasticity and brain training.
Trauma victims cannot recover until they become familiar with and befriend the sensations in their bodies. Being frightened means that you live in a body that is always on guard. Angry people live in angry bodies.
An Individual with PTSD will often relive the traumatic events through nightmares, flashbacks and can experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt, frightening thoughts, numbness and feelings of detachment from others.