DIY Healing Trauma

Settling skills

There are many ways to begin to heal trauma. Before we contact any aspect of trauma, we start by learning how to manage uncomfortable emotions. Safety and stabilization, the ability to tolerate distress and to return also from a state of numbness or dissociation, are all important foundational skills to begin the process of healing trauma.

Attached is a handout I sometimes use with some basic tools and skills. I would be interested in your feedback