By M. Katherine Hudgins Phd TEP

"This ebook introduces anything considerably new...original, clinically legitimate and well-thought out principles which were largely 'tested' in workshops carried out across the world over the past decade...a nice book!"
Adam Blatner, MD

The writer offers the healing Spiral version (TSM), a scientific amendment of Psychodrama, for therapists operating with those people who are being affected by serious trauma and posttraumatic rigidity sickness. A step by step consultant for utilizing experiential equipment competently, the writer first explains the theoretical foundations of TSM, examine and theories on trauma, and experiential psychotherapy as a foundation for realizing its improvement. all through, medical motion buildings and complex intervention modules for utilizing experiential tools are awarded. every one bankruptcy comprises lively vignettes and case examples to illustrate the method and growth of the spiral technique.

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"This booklet introduces whatever considerably new. .. unique, clinically legitimate and well-thought out rules that have been largely 'tested' in workshops performed the world over during the last decade. .. a very good e-book! " Adam Blatner, MD the writer provides the healing Spiral version (TSM), a scientific amendment of Psychodrama, for therapists operating with people who find themselves struggling with serious trauma and posttraumatic tension ailment.

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Full of rage. In another bubble there are images of many hands grabbing at me. In yet a third I can see myself lying on the floor afterward, alone and paralyzed. And in a fourth bubble, I can feel the edge of terror. CONCLUSIONS There are three resounding conclusions that come from presenting this theoretical foundation on trauma: 1. Trauma treatment must address the whole person: body, mind, emotion, and spirit. 2. The core trauma experience needs to be accessed, expressed, and processed for full symptom remission.

Dances of joy and joining of spirits all happen in psychodrama as an experiential method of group psychotherapy. REGRESSION IN THE SERVICE OF THE EGO Slavson (1951) stated that the true value of catharsis is that it produces therapeutic regression in the service of the ego. The reason that conscious regression does repair the ego is based on state dependent learning. Each state has its own experiential learning history and must be accessed directly to be experienced and processed for change to occur.

Move to meaning,” when she started to feel overwhelmed with her feelings or when she felt she was starting to get dissociated. She could find the therapeutic spiral image when she started to get triggered into terror—a place that was without words. GUIDING THE SPIRAL: SIX ACTION EXPERIENCES ENERGY: BUILDING A STATE OF SPONTANEOUS LEARNING The first strand of the spiral image is called energy. Energy provides the fuel for life and healing in the Therapeutic Spiral Model. Energy The Therapeutic Spiral Model 43 is embodied in a sense of physical vitality and aliveness.

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