A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

A new gold standard for the treatment of PTSD?

By Karen Schwartz Our understanding of trauma has developed—and changed—significantly in the past 20 years, and so has our understanding of how to help people suffering from trauma. The concept of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first included in the...
“Something that I can’t feel anywhere else”

“Something that I can’t feel anywhere else”

LoveYourBrain was founded by two brothers, one of whom, Kevin Pearce, was an elite snowboarder and sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a snowboarding crash. Kevin states the challenge of this often-invisible injury: “TBI is complex and leads to whole person...
Yoga therapy and mental health

Yoga therapy and mental health

May is mental health awareness month, a designation made by Mental Health America starting back in 1949. Read on for a selection of yogatherapy.health posts about how yoga therapy can support mental health and well-being.  We begin with an explanation of the...
How ritual can contribute to healing

How ritual can contribute to healing

By Molly Goforth The spiritual aspect of yoga therapy is unique among complementary therapies, and I have found in working with clients that it is important to its effectiveness. The novelist Andre Aciman said, “Rituals are how we step into our private field of...