Somatic Literacy Magnetic Dry-Erase Board
This product is one of a kind! Especially useful for anyone working with kids, teens or victims of trauma, this useful tool can help increase somatic (body-based) literacy to help with self-expression and somatic processing. What does that mean? Read more below…
Most counselors include thoughts and feelings. But we’re missing a crucial piece of the puzzle! Somatic or body-based language is necessary to help people process upsetting events from the past including trauma or relationship conflict. Bessel van der Kolk, a famous psychiatrist wrote the book on trauma called, “The Body Keeps the Score”. In it, he talks about the importance of body-based interventions to help process traumatic events. If we can help kids learn this language early, they can better describe their experiences and better process the trauma. This will lead to better outcomes in counseling and improved mental health symptoms!
This item includes:
- A custom magnetic laminated (dry-erase) framed board with body outlines.
- 15 custom magnets with body sensations (hot, cold, tight, heavy, shaky, achy etc.)
- 1 page information sheet on a variety of somatic (body-based) words to aid in expression and processing.