The Power of Somatic Awareness in Therapeutic Practice

Somatic Awareness and How It Helps My Clients

I am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), trained in a somatic (body-focused) awareness approach to healing from trauma. Trauma is different from PTSD. Even without a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, we might still flinch at the sound of a

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Rough and Tumble Play

Do you cringe a little when you see your spouse play a bit rough with the kiddos? While some parents get right in there and wrestle and throw kids around happily, others are less comfortable with the whole idea.  However, the

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What are signs of anxiety in children?

Is your child crying more frequently or having more temper tantrums or behavioural problems at school? Is their anger or aggression increasing? Do they have a low frustration tolerance or seem more irritable? Are they becoming more withdrawn from peers or clingy to you?

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Masking Emotion

“Sure let’s do it!” I said into my I-phone with a smile on my face. I wanted my friend to know I cared about her, that I was excited to hang out with her even if it was just via

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Praise Effort not Excellence

Is your child avoiding doing new things that they don’t know how to do well —such as try a new sport or AN art technique? Do you have a child who quits before they finish, or who say “I can’t”

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