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When the Body is a Dangerous Place: A Map of Trauma & the Use of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
Neurological research demonstrates that while trauma undermines prefrontal cortical functioning, mindfulness strengthens it. A discussion on the nature of trauma is provided which includes neurobiology, attachment theory, ...
Chronic Illness: The Role of Attachment and Somatic Perspectives in Therapy
The objective of this study is to gain an in depth understanding of chronic illness, and offer guidance on how counsellors can assist those who deal with it. To begin, a literature review is conducted which explores the ...
Exploring the Relationship between Trauma and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Previous research indicates that there is a relationship between trauma and development of chronc pain. Using the process of autoethnography, where the researcher is using their own experiences as the research material, ...
An Investigation of the Connection Between Trauma and Substance Use Disorder
In this thesis, I will explore the relationship between trauma and addiction. This document contains a review of current epidemiological studies that have demonstrated that childhood adversity is at the core of the emotional ...
How to Cultivate Earned Secure Attachment for Complex Trauma Clients: A Phenomenological Study of Therapist's Experiences
This thesis is a qualitative study exploring psychotherapists’ experiences of how to cultivate earned secure attachment in complex trauma clients. The study also explores therapeutic stances and interventions that facilitate ...
A study of at-risk youth and how they respond to life's challenges
Students who attend alternate education programs are often the most vulnerable population in the school system. These youth face numerous challenges in their lives, including poverty, trauma, academic struggles, mental ...