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 […]
Ufafa Valley near iXopo KwaZulu Natal is a rural area consisting of about 10 villages and appr 8000 people affected by HIV and AIDS and poverty, including orphaned children and their caregivers.
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.
Written bySusannah Cole Hamilton and Erika Coertzen, thank you for your great work ! 16 nompilos (community health workers), peer educators, home-based carers and community workers from the Hoedspruit, Phalaborwa and Tzaneen areas were trained as TRE Community facilitators. TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) is a method to help release tension stored in the […]
by Dr Melanie Salmon TRE Certifying Trainer In March 2016 Mr Buyile Bashe, head of Wellness in Parliament Cape Town, invited me to train a selection of Parliamentary staff as Accredited TRE® Providers.
Guest post by Frances Ward In 2007 after Xenophobic attacks in Cape Town, South Africa Candi Horgan and partner Sidney Ryan started social enterprise Projekt Ubuntu to assist local communities in the outskirts of Cape Town. UBUNTU in the African tradition means Humanity to others. “I am what I am because of who we all […]
On the 27th of August, 4 of your 6 TRE Community Facilitators at WOZA MOYA NGO in iXopo received their certificates. The other two were absent that day and will receive theirs in September. Robin Vanderplank and Su Thomas led 12 training days between July 2016 and March 2017 and three of them attended the […]
Results of an Introductory TRE® Course for Staff of Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison in Cape Town Presentation and demonstration with Correctional Services Psychologists Following a request by Emily Mokoena of Cape Town Correctional Services, TRE ® Advanced Providers Manuela Kacinari Wall and Christine Cornick ran a pro-bono TRE® introductory presentation and TRE® session for 16 […]
TRE for Africa Foundation is supported by TRE Certification Trainers and TRE Providers in South Africa and internationally. Many use our website to offer TRE to the general public. They are dedicated to help those who are in need of TRE® as a self- directed, empowering modality for ongoing stress release and relief from symptoms […]
The Advanced TRE Training was a resounding success, attended by 67 TRE Providers, Trainers and Mentors from all over South Africa. DEEPENING YOUR UNDERSTANDING, PRACTICE AND SKILLS IN TRE® we learned exceptional and valuable skills in facilitating TRE, deepening the process for ourselves and our clients. As always, there was a good balance between experiential […]