Nervous system specialist and therapeutic coach Irene joins me to describe her journey though physio and Feldenkrais into trauma work. We discuss mini-traumas, developmental trauma, safety overuse of the word “trauma”, Bruce Perry, the vagus nerve, Gabor Maté, social resilience why the USA is messed up, cultural factors in trauma (comparing Russia, Iceland, Sweden and The Philippines) child-rearing, self-regulation Peter Levine, Somatic Experiencing, politics and trauma (this part is pretty leading edge), protestors, Tony Robbins, victims being dangerous and what works (various modalities such as EFT, TRE and EMDR are discussed).
84. Trauma, politics and culture – with Irene Lyon
Our Podcast Interviewers
Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.
Karin van Maanen
Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.
Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.