Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma
Cleis Press Start, 28. nóv. 2007 - 320 síđur
The first encouraging, sex-positive guide for all women survivors of sexual assault -- heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian, coupled, and single -- who want to reclaim their sex lives. While most books on the topic broach sexuality only to reassure women that it is all right to say "no" to unwanted sex, Healing Sex encourages women to learn how to say "yes" -- to their own desires and on their own terms. This mind-body approach to healing from sexual trauma was created by Staci Haines, who has been educating in the area of sexual abuse, sex education, and somatic healing for over 15 years. Her techniques are ideal for anyone looking for a new way to heal from trauma, beyond traditional talk therapy.
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Memory lives in the muscle. —Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD., founder of Strozzi Institute An easy way to think about trauma and the human brain is that the reptilian brain, the oldest part of our brains in charge of basic instincts and ...
When this happens, the body gets ready to act by pumping blood into the larger “action” muscles, speeding up the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and accelerating or holding the breath. Nonsurvival functions like hunger, ...
Tense muscles become still, and breathing and heartbeats slow to barely perceptible. Smart, huh? After the danger passes, our brains and bodies are designed to return to bal- ance, or a nonhyperalert state. People often become suddenly ...
... the muscles. In somatics we say that the person then begins to shape his or her self, ideas, worldview, and actions around that experience. It is impossible not to. “Out xviii Healing Sex.
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The Emotions ofHealing
SM RolePlaying and Fantasy
Sex Toys and Accoutrements 199
Dildos and Harnesses page
Anal Toys page
SM Toys page
Anal Anatomy page
Masturbation and SelfHealing
Consent and Boundaries
Partnering with Survivors ofSexual Abuse
Your Powerful Sexual Self Who Are You Becoming?
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Healing Sex: A Mind-body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma
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