Healing Trauma: How To Start Feeling Safe In Your Own Body with Dr Bessel van der Kolk

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Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk is a Boston-based psychiatrist and The New York Times best-selling author of The Body Keeps the Score. He was previously the President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and Medical Director of the Trauma Center. He has taught at universities around the world and his work has been featured in TIME, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and more!

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0:03:08 Introduction & Bio
0:03:40 Interview Starts
0:05:50 How Helplessness Impacts the Development of Trauma
0:06:04 The History of Medical Treatments for Trauma
0:09:39 Trauma Is Physically Stored In The Body
0:11:35 Where is Trauma Stored? What Parts of the Body?
0:12:20 How The Body Gets Stuck in “Fight, Flight, or Freeze” Mode
0:13:45 What’s The Scientific Research Supporting All This?
0:15:53 Can Drugs, Alcohol, and Pharmaceuticals Effectively Solve Trauma?
0:17:56 Can MDMA Therapy Heal Trauma?
0:19:06 Using Neurofeedback to Heal Trauma
0:23:01 Mind-body Interventions To Deal With Trauma
0:24:57 Using Mind-Body Techniques To Regulate Your Physiology
0:25:59 Are Yoga, Meditation, and Breathing Exercises Unscientific and Ineffective?
0:28:09 Should You Revisit Past Traumas To Overcome & Heal Your Trauma?
0:30:02 It’s Not About the Memory of the Trauma, It’s About the Physiology of the Trauma
0:31:12 How Can You Feel Safe, Calm, and In Control of Your Own Body?
0:34:39 Understanding Why You’re Traumatized Does NOT Cure The Physiology of Trauma. Trauma Can’t Be Rationally Solved
0:36:10 How Can You Start Using These Practices In Your Life?
0:40:05 EMDR and How It Works
0:41:10 One Simple Thing You Can Do Right Now!
0:45:45 Does Cardio at the Gym Help Heal Trauma?

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