Somato Emotional Release Day 1 – Pain Relief: How the Patient’s Inner Wisdom Can Guide Their Healing Process

two dolphins holding their heads out of the water, Somato Emotional Release Therapy for pain relief

Pain relief is experienced when something releases.  Physical relief is the most common experience of pain relief.  For instance, my leg hurts, so the tissue surrounding the sciatic nerve is released.  Pain relief can also be achieved emotionally and mentally! Cranio Sacral Therapy can help with pain relief. Somato Emotional Release is a therapy used by advanced CranioSacral Therapists.  Profound healing can happen in one session, but long term healing, pain relief and the release of pain and dis-ease happens over time. 


Relax Your Body Tension by Releasing Fear

Releasing fear is easier than you think! Fear is one of the basic emotions. Many people hold fear in their body. The natural response to Fight or Flight, the sympathetic response (I got it backwards in the video! Sorry!), dumps cortisol and other neurotransmitters from our brain into our body. We actually cannot think rationally when the amydala takes over and you have this response.  It is the brain-stem, or reptilian brain. You are basically in survival mode when the amydala takes over. (more…)