Body Memories and Physical Trauma in Chinese Medicine

In this course, Dr Hamid Montakab, MD introduces the concepts of trauma, defensive layers; the role of the subconscious, body memories, and the concept of “Body Armors” with a description of each segment and treatment strategies with the Sinew channels

Body Memories and Physical Trauma in Chinese Medicine

The Management of Traumatic Memories in the Body

5:40 Hours 
On-Demand Video
Comprehensive Handout
and Self-assement Questionnaire
Certificate On Completion

By taking this course, you will be able to

  • Treat using effective treatment strategies for the seven segments of Body Armor.
  • Give your patients exercises for changing their habitual beliefs and mindsets, and support them with treatments for changing beliefs and mindsets.
  • Apply Psychology and Acupuncture Therapy (PAT) to release repressed traumatic memories.
  • Analyse the concept of Trauma.
  • Comprehend the defensive role of the Jing Jin ≈ Sinew channels, sensations, and body memories.
  • Identify (territory, causative factors, physical and psychological manifestations) the seven segments of Body Armor.

Course Overview

In this course, Dr Hamid Montakab, MD. Introduces the concepts of trauma, defensive layers, the role of the subconscious, body memories, and the concept of “Body Armors” with a description of each segment and treatment strategies with the Sinew channels

The body is both a source and a storage site for emotions, especially after trauma. 

Overwhelming traumatic events are subconsciously retained by “Hun” and “Po”. The reactivation of these subconscious emotional and physical memories is experienced as various psychological and physical manifestations, quite often unrelated to a given situation. 

These conditions may range from unexplained physical pains or physiological reactions to emotional or psychological manifestations, as seen in phobias, personality disorders, panic attacks, or PTSD, to mention a few. Furthermore, these subconscious memories form mental patterns and “Belief mechanisms”. Acupuncture strategies for releasing the “Body memories” constitute an important stage of treating the “Hidden Roots of Disease”. 

Completed with case studies, Dr Montakab demonstrates specific acupuncture points to help release, remember, express, and let go of traumatic memories.

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