Biology of Trauma® Podcast
With Dr. Aimie Apigian

Episode 26: Doing Trauma Work Safely: The One Thing You Need To Do Before Processing Your Past

Show Notes

Have you ever begun a trauma-healing journey, jumping straight to the healing part only to find that you have wasted time, money, and created more confusion than you solved? This is most likely because you skipped the first step. Today I will be sharing openly some of the mistakes that I’ve made, the lessons learned, and the main question we will focus on today: What is the one thing you NEED to do before processing trauma?

You’ll learn:

  • The first step in processing trauma
  • The importance of regulation
  • Why you need to create a felt sense of safety in your body



  • [2:05] My story about troubling issues with my son

  • [6:37] What I was doing wrong

  • [8:36] The first step: Regulation

  • [15:02] First step is creating a felt sense of safety


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