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The Enchanted Loom
Teasing sturdy threads from
neuroscience masterworks
Teasing 10
threads
from
Robert Scaer’s…
Thread 1:
Traumatic
“Conversion
reactions” can
show up as
symptoms in
organs or other
parts of the body.
(pg. 79)
Thread 2:
Altering the threat
of the unknown by
informing and
educating patients
changes the body’s
stress response and
pr...
Thread 3:
A child whose
boundaries are
evolving, ebbing
and flowing, with
new life experi-
ences is especially
vulnerable ...
Thread 4:
The acceptance by
psychiatrists of
Freudian theory
resulted in almost
total rejection of the
effects of child ab...
Thread 5:
Physical movement
that “discharges the
freeze response”
erases/extinguishes
the memories for
what the body felt,...
Thread 6:
Dissociation can
have emotional,
perceptual,
physical, and/or
memory-related
manifestations.
(pg. 125)
Thread 7:
Impaired present-moment perception may
be caused by intrusion of body-based
memories linked to old trauma.
(pg. ...
Thread 8:
A trauma victim’s
sense of self and
developmental
maturity may be
arrested at the
age and time of
the sentinel
t...
Thread 9:
A threatening
experience
that replicates
similar past
trauma is far
more likely
to be
traumatizing.
(pg. 134)
Thread 10:
Depending
upon your
trauma
history,
superficially
trivial events
can prove to be
profoundly
traumatizing .
(pg....
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  1. 1. The Enchanted Loom Teasing sturdy threads from neuroscience masterworks
  2. 2. Teasing 10 threads from Robert Scaer’s…
  3. 3. Thread 1: Traumatic “Conversion reactions” can show up as symptoms in organs or other parts of the body. (pg. 79)
  4. 4. Thread 2: Altering the threat of the unknown by informing and educating patients changes the body’s stress response and promotes healing. (pg. xix)
  5. 5. Thread 3: A child whose boundaries are evolving, ebbing and flowing, with new life experi- ences is especially vulnerable to traumatic stress. (pg. 4)
  6. 6. Thread 4: The acceptance by psychiatrists of Freudian theory resulted in almost total rejection of the effects of child abuse and trauma on character traits and personality development. (pg. 63)
  7. 7. Thread 5: Physical movement that “discharges the freeze response” erases/extinguishes the memories for what the body felt, and tried, and failed to do for self-protection. (pg. 40)
  8. 8. Thread 6: Dissociation can have emotional, perceptual, physical, and/or memory-related manifestations. (pg. 125)
  9. 9. Thread 7: Impaired present-moment perception may be caused by intrusion of body-based memories linked to old trauma. (pg. 91)
  10. 10. Thread 8: A trauma victim’s sense of self and developmental maturity may be arrested at the age and time of the sentinel trauma experience. (pg. 92)
  11. 11. Thread 9: A threatening experience that replicates similar past trauma is far more likely to be traumatizing. (pg. 134)
  12. 12. Thread 10: Depending upon your trauma history, superficially trivial events can prove to be profoundly traumatizing . (pg. 193)
  13. 13. Image Credits: Title Page: http://www.rappler.com/science-nature/23193-personality-traits-brain-scans Slide 3 - http://www.deviantart.com/art/psychosomatic-531606429 Slide 12 - http://learntogetridof.com/how-to-get-rid-of-bruises/how-to-get-rid-of-bruises-3/ Slide 2 - http://www.eft-and-pranic-healing.com/Trauma.html Slide 6 - http://www.deviantart.com/art/Zygmunt-Freud-198490783 Slide 5 - http://www.deviantart.com/art/Innocent-108985155 Slide 11 - http://www.totallandscapecare.com/win-prizes-with-dirty-hands/ Slide 10 - http://www.angelfire.com/az/nativebob/malamud_lexapro_1.html Slide 14 - http://www.rappler.com/science-nature/23193-personality-traits-brain-scans Slide 9 - http://pictures2015.mobi/nightmares-new-images/ Slide 8 - http://www.brainline.org/landing_pages/Family.html Slide 7 - http://www.deviantart.com/art/Self-Protection-393102709 Slide 4 - http://www.deviantart.com/art/Stress-508627648
  14. 14. Mark Brady, PhD TheEnchantedLoom@gmail.com to Subscribe or receive the Powerpoints for Free Thank you for viewing !

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