„Trauma is not what happens to us, but what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness“

Dr. Peter Levine



Traditional methods of psychotherapy for trauma processing mainly address the issues cognitively through conversation. However, this may increase the risk of re-traumatization. Somatic Experiencing, developed by Peter Levine, takes into account the reactions in the body and nervous system that occur during a threatening or traumatic event.

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Trauma therapy with
EMDR and Somatic EMDR

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and was discovered and developed in the US by Francine Shapiro for trauma therapy.

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Shallow breathing seems to be a disease of our civilization as most people breathe too flat. In a state of rest, people breathe thirteen times a minute on average. Most respiratory therapists consider more than fifteen breaths per minute a stress signal.

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Somatic Ego State Therapie

Somatic Ego State Therapy is an extension of the classic ego state therapy but with a body-oriented component. Developed by Dr. Maggie Phillips, this concept combines Ego State Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and the Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges.

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Emotion Code

The emotion code was developed by Dr. med. Bradley Nelson from the United States with over 20 years of practical experience he created this method of identifying and solving old emotional ballast.

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The exact causes of Fibromyalgia are to date unknown and so far there is no known medication to cure the illness. The disorder cannot be detected by blood tests or x-ray. This makes Fibromyalgia an “invisible” disorder, which may be one reason why patients often report feeling stigmatized und misunderstood by health care practitioners and others.


Body and mind are in constant interaction with one another. The body itself carries and holds memories, which can be accessed through body-oriented approaches. Therefore, in a holistic psychotherapeutic approach, it is essential to incorporate bodily indicators during the psychotherapeutic process. Symptoms are acknowledged not only on the cognitive level but on other levels as well (the physical and the subconscious).