“The body is the container of all our sensations and feelings” – Peter Levine
Processing traumatic memories is an important step in the trauma healing process, part of the “Remembering and Mourning” stage of Judith Herman’s model. However it has to be done with caution. Hope these graphics are helpful.
Based on Susan Anderson’s Model
Abandonment, in the form of neglect and abuse, is at the core of childhood trauma. As adults, we not only struggle with the intense cycles of pain during heart breaks and loss of loved ones, but we are also vulnerable to feeling the pain of abandonment every day in subtle ways like just being ignored by a friend.