#276 Are We All Traumatized? | Dr. Pat Ogden
It’s a human urge to return to normalcy after a cataclysmic event. But if we rush back to normalcy without taking a beat, without metabolizing what we’ve all been going through, that can create profound psychological issues. Dr. Pat Ogden is an expert in trauma and a pioneer in what’s called “somatic psychology” (which I will let her explain). In this interview we talk about whether we’re all traumatized by what we’ve been through in recent months; the impact of trauma on the brain and body; how to handle and heal from our trauma; and we also branch out into her fascinating views on productivity. There’s a lot here.
Where to find Pat Ogden online:
- Website: https://sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/
- Book Mentioned: Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy by Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton, Clare Pain
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Other Resources Mentioned:
- White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
- Kimberlé Crenshaw
- Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
- Dr. Mark Epstein
- The Theory of Structural Dissociation
- Naropa University