How to Heal PTSD Through Music

During my PTSD recovery I discovered that the question, “How to heal PTSD?” has many answers. From traditional to alternative therapies, practices and modalities there are a slew of ways to make progress in how to reduce PTSD symptoms, plus how to manage stress and overcome how trauma affects the brain.

My ultimate success in completely healing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder came from putting together my own personal healing program that encompassed many traditional and alternative approaches — even including dance, which became a bridge for me from PTSD to The New Me. I still dance today (and fell in love with my dance partner, so you just never know where and how healing will take you from despair to happiness).

All of the books I write about how to heal PTSD have this one theme in common: Create a recovery program that’s uniquely your own. It always excites me when I see survivors doing that, and especially when they do it in a way that can be shared with others. That’s why when I saw this video by my friend and fellow Heal My PTSD forum administrator, Michelle Biehl, I just had to share it with you!

In this video Michelle’s clear, strong and beautiful voice (she’s the one singing on the stool)¬†combines with the music, lyrics and voice of Songwriting Shane from New Jersey to create a survivor redemption song that really strikes a life-affirming and hopeful chord. Check it out….


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