Matter Over Mind: Getting to the Root of Trauma

Over the past ten years, I’ve worked with thousands of people suffering from trauma and a question that I am constantly asked is, “I know I’m not in danger anymore, so why doesn’t my body believe me?” 

You may be wondering why it is so hard for your body to let go of painful experiences, even though they are no longer happening. After all, the past is the past, right? So why are you still sweating, shaking and getting a dry mouth every time you are reminded of the scary and dangerous things that happened to you?