I Feel Therefore I Am

Alexandra Cat

The Trauma Centre, Brookline, MA

Originally trained in the Western approaches to psychology, philosophy & neuroscience (Oxford and Sussex Universities), Alex shifted her emphasis from the intellectual to the physical in her late 20's, exploring a body-based psychology through mountaineering/climbing, dance & the Yoga Sutras.In both her individual and group work Alex's interests are in early sexual assault, neglect, body dysmorphia, fantasy and shame. She has a special interest in working with individuals with non-conforming identities of sex, gender and sexuality.Alex is a member of the teaching faculty for The Trauma Centre's (Brookline, MA, USA) Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) program as well as being authorised to facilitate TCTSY as a clinical intervention for Complex PTSD.You can read more about her work at www.theyogaclinic.co.uk

Abstract

At the heart of relational abuse is a loss of relational safety. This loss undermines a neurological capacity - interoception - responsible for our felt sense of self. "...It was a long process to consider myself not... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Alexandra Cat (The Trauma Centre, Brookline, MA)

Topic Areas

Therapeutic relationships , Power imbalences , Other group therapies

Session

FRAM WTR » Workshop: Trauma Sensitive Yoga (12:00 - Friday, 1st September, CT Hub, G-Flex Room)

Presentation Files

ISPS__17.pptx