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NARM Survival Styles: Psychobiological Adaptations to Developmental Trauma

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving Complex Trauma (C-PTSD). Complex Trauma emerges out of unresolved attachment, relational and developmental trauma. This leads to distortions of personality development, or the Self. The disruption of neurobiological pathways leads to psychological, behavioral and physical symptoms and disorders. So many adults are suffering from the… Read More »

NARM and Therapist Efforting

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving Complex Trauma (C-PTSD). An under-appreciated component is the role of the therapist in supporting clients in healing trauma. There are many aspects of this but an interesting one is how much effort therapists put forth with their clients. While this efforting is often an expression… Read More »

NARM and Agency

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving childhood trauma. Children who have experienced early trauma – adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – were placed in positions where they were helpless and at the mercy of others/their environment for them to be OK. As adults, we are designed to develop increased capacities to be… Read More »

Moments of Connection: Religious Trauma & NARM

Jenny Winkel, a trauma practitioner and specialist in working with Religious Trauma Syndrome, and Brad Kammer, a fellow trauma practitioner and specialist in working with complex trauma, engage in a fascinating dialogue on the process of healing from fundamentalist, religious trauma. Jenny shares both her professional and personal experience of healing the wounds from a… Read More »

Moments of Connection: Cultural Identity, Complex Trauma & NARM

Mazen Atassi, a Naturopathic Physician, and Brad Kammer, a Psychotherapist – both NARM Practitioners – begin an important dialogue about the role of complex trauma in cultural identity. Mazen and Brad come from different cultural backgrounds that have long been in conflict with each other – Muslim and Jewish. They come together to learn from… Read More »

NARM on the Addicted Mind Podcast

NARM Therapist and Trainer Brad Kammer featured on the Addicted Mind Podcast. Brad discusses the major changes happening in the field of trauma and the cultural impact of the Trauma-Informed Care movement. Brad highlights the long-term effects of unresolved childhood trauma – including attachment, relational and transgenerational trauma – and how that leads to addiction,… Read More »

NARM Inner Circle Online Membership Program

More info and to register: http://www.narmtraining.com/launch The NARM Training Institute invites you to join us in our Inner Circle Membership Community. This is an exciting opportunity to learn online how to work more effectively with attachment, relational and developmental trauma – and to support resiliency, intimacy and “post-traumatic growth”. We are excited to share with… Read More »