Come to the calm of a well functioning brain.
People working the the human services arena believe that they must be objective enough to be effective. So that in the long run everyone has negative effects from not being objective enough, even the clients or patients. If the effects of care-giving or working with people that are sick either physically or emotionally add up and the mask keeps going up... There is a problem with people in the health field that get to the point that they don't let others see them. They start hiding... The negative effects need to be shared with someone. There is nothing wrong with this attitude, it is suffering that does not need to happen. Some call this the "wounded healer".
We all could learn the lesson from Victor Frankel who wrote a book called, "Man's Search for Meaning". He was a neurologist that spent 31/2 years in a Nazi prison camp. He learned to have "positive expectancy". When pain is inevitable we need to learn acceptance. When pain happens there are neural pathways to the brain that send off an electrical energy, but the central nervous system gets set back to constant. When there is suffering the pain is conceived as threatening, then the central nervous system gets set into an increased sympathetic response, the muscles stay tight, and we are stuck in fight, flight or freeze. So off we go to the dissociative behaviors and have one more beer or one more piece of cake or.....
I worked with a missionary that could not even fill out the paper work when he first came in to see me. He had been in and seen many bad things. He left saying this is like cool, calm waters....
LENS has been proven to help to reset the brain. Welcome to the calm waters....
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Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.