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The Vital Infrastructure of Attachment Trauma

Hi All, This is a very important paper. If you ever doubted that we need to address early trauma and PTSD by calming the nervous system, those doubts will be eased when you read about the mechanisms at play in the brainstem as a result of eal attachment rupture. I know from experience that the […]

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When Bird’s Fly Away

A few years ago, Ruth invited me to come to London, Ontario to meet with her students who are studying how trauma affects the brain. This section of the interview focuses on talking about childhood trauma. How do we talk about experiences that have no words inherently, or that were experienced developmentally before one has […]

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Neurofeedback Gets You Back in the Zone

https://www.engineering.columbia.edu/news/paul-sajda-neurofeedback-improved-performance

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Colo. first responders use Neurofeedback therapy to cope with trauma

https://www.ems1.com/mental-health/articles/colo-first-responders-use-neurofeedback-therapy-to-cope-with-trauma-wNEeK3uOX2RAfNgQ/?fbclid=IwAR16KW2Ow9Q906NS8NBAvkgEeMUc1Ql08gVTvruUqCSvpbhuyilM_fBxCP0

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At Least I Felt Alive

Above, you have a picture of the Default Mode Network (DMN) in those without histories of developmental trauma and those with these histories. The DMN is the self/other network in the human brain. Without it functioning reliably, we can’t form up a felt, known sense of self. The red and yellow are showing brain activation in those […]

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The Brain Storms

Here is the second video in the series of conversations between Ruth Lanius, leading researcher in the impact of early trauma on the developing and developed brain (the effects typically endure), and Sebern Fisher, psychotherapist, author of Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the fear-Driven Brain (and a person with this history). These […]

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I Am Fear

Hi All, Ruth and I made these videos to begin to get the word out about the impact of trauma on the brain to therapists and perhaps even more, to their patients and others suffering these stigmatized impacts. Please help us do that by liking the videos and sharing them with colleagues and friends. Let’s […]

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Psychiatric Diagnoses Found to Be “Scientifically Meaningless”

Need I say more? -SF https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/psychiatric-diagnoses-found-to-be-scientifically-meaningless-321555

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The Story of Joey – Part 7

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The Story of Joey – Part 6

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