Psychological Trauma / PTSD Resilience

Trauma – Preventing & treating psychological trauma – PTSD resilience (prevention and bouncing back) psychology of trauma Preventing trauma (resilience training) and managing trauma such as PTSD and recovery with Mark Walsh from Achilles. Practical techniques for preventing and treating psychological trauma are given.

PRE – resilience
educate yourself in this area to remove stigma and misunderstanding – watching this so I won’t bang on
keep good physical health and social support generally. We are as strong as our relationships
build self-awareness through meditation and embodied practices such as sports done mindfully, yoga or martial arts. Awareness of and the ability to manage body, mind and emotions helps
Stricture of meaning and spirituality also useful

POST – Immediate Aftermath

 Safety and Wellbeing
 Move and Release
 Process and Connect 
Get safe first, look after basic physical needs

move if you can – may want to shake – learn TRE to assist this if you can – walking swimming, light exercise useful

supportive touch
talk about (if you want to) or write it down to help process to longer-term memory

we also recommend 1-1 confidential diffusing with someone IF people would like this, not mandatory group debriefing, This is based on empathy with some psychological reframing

Should you developed GAD, PTSD, anger issues or other problems related to trauma try:

CBT and EMDR – NICE approved
EFT, somatic approaches and animal assisted
reach out, no shame in physical wounds or illness so no shame in psychological ones

Thanks to Roger Miles, James Clifton

This video includes the “embodied” approach. The embodied work practiced by Mark Walsh and Integration Training is based upon a number of disciplines such as aikido, meditation, body therapy and dance. It is strongly influenced by teachers such as Dr Richard Strozzi-Heckler and the Strozzi Institute ( Paul Linden ( Wendy Palmer ( and Dylan Newcomb ( These people are all masters in the field.

Source: Youtube