Am: The ability of self to actively relate with the world.
Barrier: Response to trauma that separates self from ability to self-actualize through suspension of grieving process.
Bilateral: Working on both sides of the barrier through a combined process of grieving losses and re-energizing I am through amplifying awareness of life force.
Grief (Grieving process): Innate process used to heal from loss through feeling and cycling of emotions.
Hierarchy of needs: Maslow’s model of needs that have to be progressively met in order to self-actualize.
I: first person awareness of being alive (self).
I am: Subjective expression of life force.
Life force: the energizing force found in all life
Profile (of trauma): Visual representation of how response to trauma affects ability to meet specific needs of hierarchy of needs.
Self: first person awareness of being alive (I)
Self-actualize (ation): an individual’s innate drive to realize the potential of his or her deepest aspirations.
Trauma: Loss of the ability to meet need(s) for self-actualization.
Trauma void: Area of potential to self-actualize that is blocked from life force by barrier
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