Healing Trauma - Wild Animals Know the Secret

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP- Ever wonder why wild animals like deer, rabbits, gazelles or other prey animals don't experience debilitating anxiety? They use a built-in mechanism to regulate and discharge high levels of survival energy.  We all have this same ability but with chronic stress, we can get stuck in fight, flight or freeze.  Knowing how to release these condition will change your life  Learn how Somatic Experiencing® therapy can help.

Is It Stress or Trauma?

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP - Learn how you can tell if it's just the stress of challenging life events or trauma.  And how to fix trauma with Somatic Experiencing®. 

Is it REALLY Procrastination? 

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP- When you are wrestling with depression and the physiological effects of "freeze" programs in the body, it's easy to be your own worst critic.  Read more to see yourself in a different, more kind and gentle light.

Anger, Thunder and Healing:  Making Friends with Anger

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP -  Learn about the physiology of the fight/flght state, and how it can effect your health.  And best of all, how to make friends with anger and anxiety and feel more confident.

Dancing with Your Inner Critic

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP - You know that grating critical voice inside that points out all your mistakes?  Read about where this comes from and how to make peace with it.

Don't Believe Everything You Think

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP - Learn how tracking body sensations can help awaken your body's Organic Intelligence® and how to overcome test anxiety

Feeling Overwhelmed?  Tense? Take a few rocks out of your backpack.

by Suzie Wolfer LCSW, SEP  Here are some steps you can use to get back into Flow, and let overwhelm and tension find their way out of your body.  All it needs is a few minutes, even at at stop light . . . just keep your eyes open!

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