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#1 Guest_willow_*

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 02:49 AM

I like this site.....just wanted to say hellloooo!
I am a facilitator of healing for survivors of sexual abuse. I do hands on bodywork and find that, to my surprise, most of the people that come to me have been abused.... I'm not sure if this is true for other facilitators of healing. Are the statistics this inaccurate???

Anyway, I've heard things from clients that have given me nightmares. But you know what ? People heal and get better, it takes time but it happens.....

I wanted to find a site where people are ready to talk about this openly, its such a difficult thing to recover from. And where I can add something useful to what is being spoken of here.....

Love to you all

#2 Clarissa

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 03:16 AM

Hi Willow,
welcome to the site. smile.gif What is bodywork?
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#3 Sookie

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 07:29 AM

Hello,welcome-im a newbie 2!! smile.gif
Im lovin this site plus others(let me know if u want 2 know of them-anybody!!).. smile.gif
Enjoy ur time ere.. smile.gif
Sookie ((huggles en smiles)) xo

#4 Guest_willow_*

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 11:53 AM

Bodywork is a technique of contactful touch that gradually can rebuild the physical boundaries that are shattered with abuse. I help people by encouraging them to not leave their body or numb it out as a way to cope. Both of these responses are involuntary and survival mechanisms for abuse. Bodywork evetually rebuilds a physical sense of well-being and teaches out body to let down again. P::

#5 BalueMana

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 12:39 PM

Do you have a website or a place where someone could learn more about this technique?


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Posted 06 April 2004 - 12:01 AM

I don't have a personal website but you can see the information under Rosen Meathod Bodywork....my photo is in the Rosen Southwest School...
Read about it there! And I happy to send you info that I have on file on my computer,,,, if you want to send me your email address.....mine is insight@velocitus.net

Healing happens

#7 tulip

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 02:43 PM

Hi willow,

Your first message gave me hope last week, thank you for coming here.

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#8 Rebel Grrl

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 04:33 PM

Welcome, Willow! smile.gif

#9 aquapit

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Posted 12 April 2004 - 12:21 AM

Welcome to After Silence Willow!!!

#10 phoenyx

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Posted 13 April 2004 - 03:24 PM

Hi willow. Welcome to After Silence. I am interested in any 411 I can get on this Bodywork method. Sounds very intriguing. (((safe hugs)))
Blessings,
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#11 BalueMana

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Posted 13 April 2004 - 03:30 PM

I found this site that gave me some info on it....

Click here for 411 on BodyWork
Blessed Be,
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#12 Haullie

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Posted 13 April 2004 - 03:56 PM

Hey Willow! I applaud any new means of copeing with being a Survivor of Sexual Abuse. Way to go in your future journies smile.gif