Trauma is commonplace.  It’s a by-product of living in today’s world.

We now know that war veterans and victims of abuse are not the only one’s who suffer symptoms of trauma.  It can be caused by seemingly benign, as well as extraordinary events.  Regardless, it’s important to know that it can be healed.

Somatic Experiencing® is a body-awareness approach to healing trauma developed by Peter Levine, Phd.

If any of the following symptoms are recurrent in your life, you may be a good candidate for the benefits Somatic Experiencing can provide:

  • Insomnia
  • Chronic muscle tension or pain
  • Anxiety
  • Difficulty being present
  • Living in a constant state of alert
  • Recurring images
  • Habits of addiction
  • Panic attacks
  • Feelings of helplessness
  • Depression
  • Difficult to diagnose physical complaints
  • Lack of openness
  • Night terrors
  • Repetitive destructive behavior
  • Violence, unprovoked rage

Kristen Chamberlin uses Somatic Experiencing® in her private practice with clients in Northampton and Chicopee, MA.

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