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  1. ProducerMargaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Focus on Lecky Harrison: Turning Tradegy into Triumph
    Focus on Lecky Harrison: Turning Tradegy into Triumphby Dr Margaret Aranda / Dedicated to Leckey Harrison / Lots of us have suffered psychological or bodily stress for months, years, or decades. Physical trauma and pain can lead to emotional, petrifying suffering that leaves one literally despondent...


    Leckey Harrison
    25/07/2016 #35 Leckey Harrison
    #33 To be a certified trainer requires Module 1 and 2 workshops, requirements beyond that determined m=by minimums and whatever the trainer decides you need. I am a Provider, not a trainer, which means I can teach individuals and groups for their own use, I have not yet been invited to become a trainer. @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD, since you live in LA, you live ostensibly near one of TRE's finest, Nkem Ndefo, who owns and operates TRELosAngeles, and has some of the highest, if not the highest, standards of all the trainers I have known.

    Those workshops are only available live. As to TRE treating Parkinson's, I have heard that it helps decrease the severity of tremors, it reduces stress which makes Parkinsons worse, as well as some of the difficulties clients have initially allowing TRE tremors due to their cognitive and emotional associations with Parkinsons.
    Deb Helfrich
    25/07/2016 #34 Deb Helfrich
    #33 We absolutely know that there is something here. We watched an introductory video and he said this is uncanny - I make some of these moves and find release in others. We also have some info from an Eastern perspective that makes tremendous sense about it being a problem with the parasympathetic/sympathetic axis and an injury along the stomach/small intestine meridian channels. And of course, digestion stops when our lives are in danger or we perceive so - it just can't be a proper priority. So, yep - @Leckey Harrison we'd love to work together. I am ready to hit the island - whenever you might have some time!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #33 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #25 Sweet! So glad I understand! #26 #27 #30 We're building a mountain! Leckey, are your Classes online? Does TRE(R) apply to treat Parkinsons? Can you tell us briefly about the types/levels of training you offer? I also wonder what @Gary Sharpe View more
    #25 Sweet! So glad I understand! #26 #27 #30 We're building a mountain! Leckey, are your Classes online? Does TRE(R) apply to treat Parkinsons? Can you tell us briefly about the types/levels of training you offer? I also wonder what @Gary Sharpe and @Deb Helfrich assess here, specifically due to muscle tremors. Lovin' the Buzz! Close
    Dale Masters
    24/07/2016 #32 Dale Masters
    #31 Done. You're on my list.
    Leckey Harrison
    24/07/2016 #31 Leckey Harrison
    #30 One of my freinds and neighbors wrote the book on co-housing: https://www.amazon.com/Cohousing-Handbook-Building-Place-Community/dp/0865715173

    My skype tag is leckey.harrison. Send me an invite.
    Dale Masters
    24/07/2016 #30 Dale Masters
    #28@Leckey Harrison We should have a LONG conversation! I went to college to become a CPA, and even though I had to quit (STUPID BODY!!!!), I've learned a LOT about starting and organising such a place.
    Leckey Harrison
    24/07/2016 #28 Leckey Harrison
    #26 Such an intentional community would be a great idea. Our community re-purposed an apartment complex that was for sale in the heart of our town. There are myriads variables, but I have thought the same thing in terms of a smattering of communities across the US where wounded people can live, and then the services are brought to them, like in aging in place. There are also the advantages of community gardens, and I now know I could ramble for an hour....
    Dale Masters
    24/07/2016 #27 Dale Masters
    #15 @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD Babies know instinctively what reality truly is (see my post directly below this one). It's contact with the "fabricated world" that makes us lose what babies instinctively have. Time for a good, strong dose of TRUTH.
    Dale Masters
    24/07/2016 #26 Dale Masters
    #3 I, too, dream of such a center...except it's a community, where the wounded can find apartments and houses to live in, and the entire town takes care of one another. It's an extended family in the truest sense, in that it recognises on a soul level that the problems of one are (concretely) the problems of all.
    It could be considered a "commune" in the truest sense of the word.
    No ego...no "keeping up with the Joneses"...no competition. Just a deep, abiding love that includes rather than excludes. No "intrusion" into people's private affairs...just a sense of belonging that is nonexistent in the present world.
    The truth of the matter is that there is far, far more that connects us than separates us. THIS is reality...not the unnatural greed, corruption, and fear/hatred that has infected humanity for far too long.
    It's time to take the blue pill...& wake up.
    Leckey Harrison
    23/07/2016 #25 Leckey Harrison
    #24 Very good! Sounds like a TRE practitioner in the making!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    23/07/2016 #24 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #22 Great synopsis. I'll re-word it and see if I am on target: The brain develops learned pathways for traumatic stresses in childhood. Children, however, do not usually have a "coping mechanism" to re-do the wiring, so to speak, hence (C-)PTSD occurs. Although, happily, as you stated, some have applied TRE(R) to infants and children to stop or inhibit the formation of 'traumatic brain tracts.' In adults, the flower is already bloomed, and the brain is what it is. But we can change it. Whether it is coping with either childhood trauma or new-onset trauma, an adult can re-wire and re-program the brain, due to something called neuroplasticity. The coping mechanisms that adults can learn with your expertise in TRE(R) assist in coping with mind, body, soul by first "undoing" the bodily instincts that arise under stress. Specifically, the stress-triggered muscle tremors, jaw tightening, muscle flenching, shaking, sobbing, can be 'unlearned' with exercises that first re-wire the body's natural reactions, then re-wire the brain through neuroplasticity. The patient can then be made whole. So there is much hope that poly-pharmacy, doping medications, counseling ad nauseum, and/or pillow-fighting are not necessarily the first treatment to stress and PTSD. Instead of 'fighting' the body's natural instincts to stress, you actually work with them, at the 'automatic' or autonomic nervous system level, to heal. It's so amazing to have a fresh, no-nonsense approach that is natural, self-realizing, and allows one to regain control of the mind:body responses. Awesome. If I am even close to the target and haven't shot my arrow into the trees instead, I'm happy to understand the tip of the iceberg here. Many, many thanks for your patience and unhesitating willingness to help. You ROCK! @Leckey Harrison
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    23/07/2016 #23 Mohammed A. Jawad
    When worldly life is taken as a timely ordeal then there will be enough space and energy to turn every tragedy into triumph.
    Leckey Harrison
    20/07/2016 #22 Leckey Harrison
    #20 Here's how I break it down, since C-PTSD isn't a true classification yet. C(omplex)-PTSD is the result of long term trauma officially. I apply that to adverse childhood experiences, where others are trying to get that diagnosis to be Developmental Trauma Disorder. Either wy, what happens is that in childhood trauma, there is effect on the developing brain and psyche, whereas in adults, all things being equal, that's done. The treatment of C-PTSD requires not just releasing it, but also re=patterning to allow for the experiences of development (connection, attachment, trust, autonomy, love/sexuality) to create new neural networks while dismantling the old. It begins with connection, and primarily tot eh self first, as that is the first disconnect in developmental trauma. We work with the body, and while the client experiences re-connection to their body sensations via tremoring, the presence of the provider allows the beginning of the rebuilding of positive attachment and trust. I know that adult onset PTSD can become complex. Then the challenge may not necessarily be the developmental issues as much as it is the rebuilding of identity, beliefs, emotional regulation, cognitive capabilities, and embodiment which can be complex enough.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    20/07/2016 #21 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #19 Oh, your reviews are always appreciated for their humane insight, @debasish majumder, and it is so nice to have you amongst us in this Hive. The only thing that I now wish is that you would join us on our Memoir Madness Project....your life has had interesting childhood tales and it is only befitting and helpful to share your experiences with us. You were so blessed in your childhood. Let us see more. Please?
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    20/07/2016 #20 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #18 Can you please explain the difference between PTSD and C-PTSD to our viewers?
    debasish majumder
    15/07/2016 #19 debasish majumder
    Great post madam @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD unique reflection of trauma which have nowadays a perennial impact on myriad owing to numerous untoward incidents, precisely in war torn areas, where ordinary civilians turn into refugees, their trauma is leading then almost into verge of extinction! nice insight with empathy. thank you very much for sharing the post.
    Leckey Harrison
    11/07/2016 #18 Leckey Harrison
    #17 @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD: You are very, very welcome. I am determined to be the best I can be, and since I experienced misattunement and have clients with C-PTSD, David Berceli was my teacher, and a I had profoundly good trainer (Nkem Ndefo right there in LA - TRELosAngles), it became a par of me early on to allows be curious and learning. How does one apply TRE to C-PTSD as well as PTSD was a naturally arising question.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    10/07/2016 #17 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #16 @Leckey Harrison: It makes total sense. Thank you for having your fingers dipped into so many different dimensions here...and this one, the pediatric nurturing of the 'diminished stress response' is noteworthy. Another topic to expound on...just buzzing all the way! Thank you, my friend.
    Leckey Harrison
    10/07/2016 #16 Leckey Harrison
    #15 That's what good mothering does. It didn't happen with me, but I'm watching my neighbor do it, and I've seen it in action at a yoga studio open house.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    10/07/2016 #15 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #2 @Leckey Harrison, yes, down-regulating the SNS is an awesome concept...can we teach our babies to do it from birth? Somewhere along the way, we 'internalized' instead of 'felt.' It just seems like we lost something that a confident, innocent child has.