Trauma, Stress and Massage
By Michele Rosenthal
After trauma many survivors find themselves dissociated and disconnected from their bodies and afraid of touch. It makes absolute sense that after something horrific you might want to get as far away from the body that experienced it as possible. Unfortunately, you can’t escape your body, so you need to (re)learn how to live in it.
Massage can be a safe way to begin the process of fostering many positive recovery experiences, including trust, reconnection, and emotional release.
On this episode of ‘Your Life After Trauma’ Rebecca Rubinger, Licensed Massage Therapist talks about ‘Massage and Trauma: How Healing Touch Restores’. She shares her unique professional perspective based on her experience and expertise. Plus, PTSD survivors who have personally experienced the benefits of massage in their recovery call in and share their stories!