Show simple item record Nixon, Gary 2014-03-28T02:32:06Z 2014-03-28T02:32:06Z 2013
dc.identifier.citation Nixon, G. (2013). Diving into the fire of trauma: A nondual approach to healing and awakening. Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual Psychology, 5. en_US
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dc.description.abstract The author explores his own attempts at healing from trauma, which led to an embracement of a nondual psychotherapy approach. He explains how catharsis therapy, psychodrama, and somatic experiencing, while initially helpful, did not facilitate a full healing. By moving to incorporate a choiceless awareness perspective, the author found he was able to drop his judgments about the trauma experience, facilitating dissolution of the trauma experience. This discussion is then extended to letting go of the grasping at survival and the separate self, accepting death, and then even psychic hell. Three case studies are shared to show how a nondual therapy approach can be used to work with some dark traumas en_US
dc.language.iso en_CA en_US
dc.publisher Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual Psychology en_US
dc.subject Nondual psychotherapy en_US
dc.subject Letting go en_US
dc.subject Childhood trauma en_US
dc.subject Trauma en_US
dc.subject Healing en_US
dc.subject Awakening en_US
dc.subject Catharsis therapy en_US
dc.subject Psychodrama en_US
dc.subject Somatic experiencing en_US
dc.title Diving into the fire of trauma: a nondual approach to healing and awakening en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Health Sciences en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US

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