One of my favourite metaphors to use for grief is it is like the ocean. Some days grief is like a raging storm that comes out of nowhere and throws you in all directions, other times it is calm and serene. You can be left feeling like you’re desperately struggling and it’s in these timesContinue reading “The Ocean of Grief”
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September 11th and Collective Trauma
September 11th 2001 was a day few of us who were alive that day will ever forget. It changed so much of our lives moving forward from resultant conflicts to how we travel and perceive certain threats. This is a trauma known as a collective or societal trauma and needs to be processed as much as more individual and extreme traumas. Find out why in the article and video.
Humour and Trauma Work
A common misconception about trauma processing is it involves sitting talking in hushed tones and crying a lot to heal. This can be part of the journey but does not have to be the whole journey. Humour is a hugely underrated healing tool and with the right client coach relationship can be incredibly powerful at helping a client get great shifts in processing their trauma. It is often the weight of the trauma that makes so many people never want to process it. If humour is available it can open the door to going deep into painful emotions that need to be felt to create healing for the client.