What Should You Do After An ART Therapy Session?

Amazing things are still happening in your brain even after an Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) session!   Through ART, your brain rescripts traumatic images so that you leave with a ‘positized’ version of your traumatic memory. The term “positiziation” refers to what ART Developer, Laney Rosenzweig calls the process of transforming a negative memory into a more positive one. Through a …

Trauma-Informed Psychoeducation in ART

  In her book “Come Passion, The Soulful ART of Healing Trauma,” Colleen Clark, RCSW, highlights the importance of delivering Psychoeducation to clients alongside ART sessions. Psychoeducation in trauma therapy involves explaining the client’s mental diagnosis and treatment choices to both the client and their family, helping them understand and cope with the illness by providing useful information and raising awareness. …

The Mind-Body Connection: Releasing Trauma from the Body

If you’ve ever felt butterflies in your stomach over an upcoming event, you’re well aware of the mind-body connection and how emotions can appear in different parts of the body. Our bodies can carry the weight of our memories, emotions, and trauma. The idea of stored emotions manifesting physically in our systems is not a new hypothesis; it’s a scientific …

Is it yours? How You May Be Affected by Intergenerational Trauma

It can be hard to imagine that something that happened to our great-grandparents or even further back could still impact us today. Generational trauma, the notion that events from the past could stretch across generations and influence us today seems almost unbelievable. Understanding and breaking the cycle of generational trauma is complex and must be fully understood before trauma treatment …

Does trauma affect ADHD?

Often, the symptoms of trauma and ADHD are so similar they can be mistaken for each other. Their comparable symptoms often make it difficult to diagnose the source. .  With so much overlap, it begs the question: Does trauma contribute to ADHD?  ADHD diagnoses have been on the rise throughout the past few years. Millions of children and adults are …