TRE® Provider Tonja Blom, now residing in the Western Cape, started her certification training in 2014 in Durban.
The unconscious und uncontrolled yet natural survival reactions we experience in a traumatic situation are supposed to be temporary and the body should be allowed to return to its natural relaxed state. That is what we expect and what seems to happen: anger calms down, fear is diminished, the broken bone is healed but still […]
The medical world has labelled Post Traumatic Stress a ‘Disorder’ suggestive that there is something inherently ‘wrong’ with the person rather than him/her having a normal response to an unresolved traumatic experience. Hence the term Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) has been used here in place of PTSD. PTSI occurs when a person continues to re-experience the acute […]
“I do not wish tragedy on anyone but ever since that accident, I never fail to tell my wife I love her. I kiss my children every day. Life is richer, fuller and deeper than I have ever experienced. It has more meaning and depth than it ever had before.” This type of transformation of […]
Stress, tension and traumatic experience is common and natural, it cannot be avoided. Most people know when they feel stressed and tense, they will recognize the symptoms and have a found some more-or-less effective ways to help themselves. But what about trauma? What is the difference between Stress and Trauma ? How do you know […]
David Whitlow, who is active in Brasilian Jujitsu (Submission Wrestling) talks about his TRE experience. TRE has helped him to recover from injuries related to his sport and improved his general wellbeing in a way he never thought possible.
By Frances Ward Reg. Addiction/ Trauma Therapist TRE® Provider www.franceswardtherapy.co.za email@example.com “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 […]
What is Tension and Trauma Release Exercise (TRE®) ? Developed by Dr David Berceli, TRE® is a self-help technique that deliberately activates our bodies’ instinctive tremor mechanism in a safe and controlled way. Session by session, these tremors help to release the build up of muscular tension patterns that have built up in the body […]
This video is a pre-recording of a presentation given by Physiotherapist & TRE Resilience Trainer Richmond Heath to Emergency Services Organisations at the 2019 Australian & New Zealand Disaster Management Conference Debriefing the Body: Retraining the Resilience Reflex to Prevent PTSD & Burnout from Richmond Heath on Vimeo.
This 20 page full color brochure gives an overview on the nature and symptoms of trauma and chronic stress, a history of TRE®, self-regulation guidelines and the actual exercises (pictures & text). Minimum quantity to order : 5 Brochures Price per brochure : R 50 & R 99 postage anywhere in SA Apologies but we do not […]