When The Past Becomes The Present
Calming The Survival Brain During Uncertain Times
1. Describe similarities between how the body responds to childhood trauma and affects of the pandemic.
2. List the senses involved in interoception.
3. Explain how trauma affects sensory processing.
4. Describe how a sensory-based approach to trauma leads to restoration of the self.
Dr. Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD
Dr. Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD is one of the leading clinical neuroscience researchers in the study of the traumatized brain and one of the few who has focused her research on the importance of neurofeedback in treatment of trauma. She is the co-author of Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness; Neuroscience; Treatment written with Paul Frewen, PhD and co-editor of The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease: The Hidden Epidemic, with Eric Vermetten and Clare Pain. She has published over 150 research articles..