Sam ColemanJul 27 · 7 min read How a so called ‘party drug’ can help to heal the deep wounding of trauma. Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash We have been experiencing an underground psychedelic renaissance since the 90’s but not in the way that you might think. In the 60’s, psychedelics were associated with a stigma brought about by the … Continue reading IS MDMA ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY THE FUTURE FOR TRAUMA TREATMENT?
· 6 min read Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash The Greek origin of the word Trauma means ‘wound.’ A wound can be an open, sore wound that is painful and exposed, or it can be an old wound that is covered over by layers of hard skin. Traumatic events leave both open and old wounds. Often we do not … Continue reading TRAUMA AND ADDICTION.
Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash The groundbreaking Adverse Childhood Experience study was a major study of more than 17,000 people to find out if there is a correlation between traumatic events in childhood and adult health. ACE’s are events during childhood that happened either to you or to a parent. Traumatic events include: sexual abuse, physical abuse, verbal abuse, emotional … Continue reading The Adverse Childhood Experience Study – and how it impacts how we think about trauma.