Treating Trauma: Strategies to Help Clients Feel Safe

How can we help trauma survivors feel safe?

Trauma can rip away a client’s sense of safety . . . and leave them with a nervous system that is primed to detect threats.

That’s why as practitioners, it’s so important that we have strategies to help build a client’s feeling of safety before we help them process traumatic memories.

Chris Willard, PsyD shares some specific questions, movements, and psychoeducation that can introduce self-compassion and help establish a sense of safety and security.

This vide came from the NICABM blog. You can learn more here:

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Source: Youtube