Trauma, a complex and pervasive issue, requires a holistic and informed approach to healing. Polyvagal-informed trauma therapy, rooted in the groundbreaking work of Dr. Stephen Porges, presents a comprehensive guide to understanding the impact of trauma on the nervous system. In this comprehensive guide, we explore the world of polyvagal-informed trauma therapy, its historical foundations, core principles, therapeutic techniques, and the remarkable benefits it offers to individuals seeking to heal from traumatic experiences.How it works: We begin once we have set up a relaxed environment and my client feels comfortable talking to me with their eyes closed. We work on reaching a state of mindfulness, where they can become curious without judgment. Some people see colors when they feel a certain way. It’s a physical roadmap for your emotions and when you master it, you can control how you react to anxiety, stress, and a host of other issues. Mindfulness techniques are an especially potent tool for young children.