October 2016 – Dr Melanie Salmon, Desiree English and team On 10 October, we began a 6 week TRE® group with 53 Ladies from Benteheuwel, in the urban war-zone area of the Cape Flats near Cape Town.
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Woza Moya is a community-based NGO located in the Ofafa Valley of rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Contribution by Su Thomas In August 2015 we were invited to present TRE® to a group of KwaZulu Natal based members of EAPA – mainly working within Government Departments (Health, Education,Sport and Recreation, SAPS and more) who were very keen to learn more about stress release. Initiated by one of our current TRE Provider trainees, […]
Contribution by Beverley Streng A group of Somerset West TRE Providers (Dr Melanie Salmon, Beverley Streng, Tim Knight, Donovan Brown and others) worked together during November/ December 2015 to offer a pro bono 6 week group course to a small group of Helderberg Rape Crisis volunteers. This initiative came about after discussion with the centre […]
Contribution by Viv Routledge Managing the effects of stress is one of the biggest challenges facing the Corporate world so it was encouraging when Spier Holdings decided to try a different approach by offering TRE to their staff. The goal was to equip them with a skill that would enable them to better manage their […]
In early 2015, a wave of xenophobic unrest and violence shook South African Cities and regions. Durban was affected as well and within a short time, thousands of residents from African countries (mostly from Zimbabwe and Malawi but also from Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and others) who were living in and around […]
By Frances Ward Reg. Addiction/ Trauma Therapist TRE® Provider www.franceswardtherapy.co.za firstname.lastname@example.org “Just one more drink” “I’ll stop tomorrow” “I’m just so stressed” “I need something to deal with the pain and anxiety” In South Africa’s diverse population, many people abuse substances or alcohol. For some, chronic stress due to poverty, lack of safety, and other […]
TRE® Provider Training Durban , KZN – October 2015 – June 2016 The Module I Workshop 22 -24 October was held at TRE-Unwind Your Life in Winston Park – attended by 7 TRE Trainees who are now continuing with supervision group meetings, followed by the Module II Workshop in February and certification in June 2016. […]
by Ingrid Regenass (TRE Certification Trainer) For me the worst day of the Cape Town fires was on Wednesday 4th March 2015. I had hardly slept the night before – from the balcony of our house I watched as the fire raged across the mountain. Large areas that had already burnt were eerily beautiful and […]
by Hazel Bond It was a great privilege on Wednesday 18 March 2015 to travel to Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa to teach TRE to 60 firefighters, policemen & women, life savers & other emergency responders. Doreen Sithole of the Umhlathuze Municipality has had a dream to do this for 2 years since her and […]