Are you accessing the right areas of your brain when you meditate? Many with trauma and PTSD struggle to meditate as meditation can cause painful thoughts and emotions to surface. Christine Forner (BA, BSW, MSW, Registered Social Worker) is a specialist in the field of Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Dissociation. She’s also the author and creator of a method of meditation called Creative Meditation for Dissociation Disorders and Medial Prefrontal Cortex Processing (MPFC processing). Christine has taught in Canada and internationally on the subject of Trauma and Dissociation. In this episode of The Health Fix Podcast Christine and Dr. Jannine Krause discuss Christine’s meditation techniques she uses to help those with trauma and PTSD meditate successfully.
What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- How Christine’s Creative Meditation technique works
- How unmet childhood needs interfere with meditation
- Why chronic pain is a manifestation of trauma and PTSD
- Why being stuck in fight or flight mode makes it hard to relax your muscles
Resources from the Show:
- Christine’s Forner’s Book
- International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation’s (ISSTD)
- The Body Keeps The Score Book
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