Biology of Trauma® Podcast
With Dr. Aimie Apigian

Episode 38 Where to Start With Trauma in a Holistic Model?

Podcast Episode 38

"..the first step is to kind of witness your body and where you're aware of these physiological shifts. And then the second phase is really the narrative you develop about those physiological responses. If you see it through a polyvagal lens, you see the reactions as trying to protect you.."


Show Notes:

Once we know better and have the ability to be intentional about the process, either for ourselves or our clients, it has to be a holistic integrative approach and to start the opening up in a specific way.” We have talked a lot on this podcast about different ways to work on our stored trauma in the body, but the number one question is – Where do we start? Having been through my own personal journey of healing my body by addressing and releasing trauma, I learned the hard way that my body will let me know when what I’m doing isn’t helpful. It shows itself through relapses in fatigue, brain fog, anxiety, and heaviness.So through all of the different modalities to heal trauma and heal the body, How can we start healing in a holistic way, and not just attacking symptoms?

Also, I just want to note that none of my medical school training and residency could help me when my body went nuts. When we know how to apply the principles of the body and how it stores trauma, our path forward becomes clear. We will also be talking to people who are actually going through their first 21 days in my 21 Days Journey to hear about what is going on in their bodies and you will see why I teach this in the first place.


What you will hear in this episode:
  • Three essential pillars of to a holistic, integrative approach for addressing stored trauma in the body [08:17]
  • Where to get started [18:30]

         Stories from our 21 Day Journey participants:

  • Telwood [28:39]
  • Heloisa [30:31]
  • Julie [32:06]
  • Michelle [33:16]
  • Sara [34:16]


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Products I recommend from this episode

Magnesium Clam – If you want your body to be calm then this supplement will help you


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