Somatic bodywork refers to a diverse range of therapeutic approaches that focus on the integration of the mind and body to promote healing, self-awareness, and overall well-being. The term “somatic” refers to the body and encompasses the understanding that our physical experiences, sensations, and movements are interconnected with our emotions, thoughts, and overall psychological state.
How does addiction start in the brain?
When someone develops an addiction, the brain craves the reward of the substance. This is due to the intense stimulation of the brain’s reward system. In response, many continue the use of the substance, unlocking a host of euphoric feelings and strange behavioral traits.