Dea Parsanishi

Sharing lessons I’ve learned about healing trauma



As a body psychotherapist who has worked with people who have experienced trauma for 30 years and as a human impacted by trauma, I am passionate about teaching and learning about how we heal from trauma.

Working with trauma demands that we increase our capacity to be present, regulated, and alive. So trauma education invites us to recognize and work with our own trauma patterns as well as learn theory and practices that serve our clients. It demands that we play, rest and connect to life.

Safety is also crucially important in trauma work. Finding ways to create safety in the mind, body, and spirit: ours and those of the people around us.

Trauma is a fact of life. It does NOT, however, have to be a life sentence.
— Dr. Peter A. Levine





**Please note that my general counselling practice in Port Alberni, BC is full and I am not accepting people on a waitlist for trauma therapy.

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