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Trauma Healing Learning 6: Healing Trauma Through Somatic Touch (with Dr. Janice Campbell, DOM, LAC, ADS)

Copy_of_blink-1024x512-7ho2q.jpgAt some point in life, many of us are tasked with the personal journey of addressing past trauma. We often find that the road to mental wellness is paved with roadblocks, as the body physically holds onto previous life experiences and traumas. In this Trauma Healing Learning, hear how a form of gentle touch greatly impacts the lives of patients and even heals old scars. Somatic healing practitioner and licensed acupuncturist Dr. Janice Campbell discusses the mind-body connection and how laying a hand on certain areas of the body can enact significant physical (and mental) change. This practice is even useful for those who are paralyzed or amputees. Join Louise in exploring the world of intention, attention and ‘The Kidney Hold.’ Learn about the ways in which body-bound trauma is expressed through physical movement, and the somatic healing methods, including Somatic Touch, which allow the body to release internal distress.


Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:


Falling Stars - Nature Sounds by Agnese Valmaggia




Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod




Meditate With Nature by chilledmusic




Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit


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