Category Archive: PTSD Research

Jun 17 2015

Meditation and PTSD, A Self-Research Study PART 2 – Three Potential Challenges of Meditation for PTSD

(continued from PART 1) One thing I set out to do initially with this experiment on meditation and PTSD was to find out if there were any “pitfalls,” or really just difficulties or challenges, for people with PTSD who want to meditate. I specifically wondered if meditation would end up triggering dissociation or triggering a …

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Jun 15 2015

Meditation and PTSD, A Self-Research Study PART 1 – Nine Potential Benefits of Meditation for PTSD

On February 28, 2014, I posted an article entitled Potential Psychological Dangers of Meditation – Especially Relevant for Those with PTSD in which I compiled a number of different potential psychological difficulties and challenges one may encounter when practicing meditation. I’ve always been a fan of meditation, and have meditated off and on with varied, …

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Feb 21 2015

Transmitting PTSD From Generation to Generation

I’m excited to introduce a guest blogger to my blog. Stewart Canter is a seasoned psychologist specializing in trauma treatment. Stewart and his wife Lelia run Operation Pegasus, a nonprofit organization located near Asheville, North Carolina. Operation Pegasus uses Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) in conjunction with equine assisted therapy to help people recover from  traumatic …

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