Our Trauma Healing Blog

Dr Janina Fisher

Khiron House Advisory Board

Khiron House is pleased to announce the formation of its Advisory Board.  The initial members of the Advisory Board will be Dr Janina Fisher and Mary McCallum Sullivan, who have both been involved with and supervising the development of Khiron House for some time, and our Medical Director and Executive Director, Dr Rex Haigh and […]

Dr Dan Siegal

Inspiration and Reflection Part One

by Penny Boreham In this series of blogs, members of staff at Khiron House are going to choose and share the words of an inspiring thinker/writer/practitioner who has made an impact on them and encouraged them to reflect more deeply on the work they do. Today, Benjamin Fry, our founder, chooses an extract from the […]

Anxiety

Anxiety and Phobias – in the Mind or in the Body?

Peter and Nancy by Penny Boreham It was one woman, called Nancy, who was the catalyst for a breakthrough for the somatic therapist, Peter Levine. A therapeutic encounter with Nancy led Peter Levine to develop his somatic experiencing approach for working with trauma, one of the main therapies we offer at Khiron House. It was […]

Dr van de Kolk

Bessel van der Kolk workshop

Trauma, Memory, and the Restoration of One’s Self by Dr Bessel van der Kolk   This event was recorded and is available for sale on DVD or memory stick from Whole Being Films   Feedback for this event: “On the whole a brilliant workshop!” “It was a phenomenal workshop – thank you.” “Excellent workshop – […]

Rex Haigh

2014 Outcome Report

by Dr Rex Haigh, Medical Director Today we published our 2014 Outcome Report. You can download the report along with the reports for years 2013 and 2012 here: Khiron House Outcome Reports 2014-2012. These reports have been prepared from the clinic’s data by CORE who are one of the leading authorities on outcome testing and reporting. […]

At Home In The Dark

At Home In The Dark: A Film About Trauma & PTSD

by Charles Shaw A film that gives people the courage to face their traumas and shows them ways others persevered. My name is Charles Shaw. I am the author of Exile Nation: Drugs, Prisons, Politics & Spirituality, and the Director of the documentary film Edward James Olmos presents Exile Nation: The Plastic People. Post-Traumatic Stress […]

Rex Haigh

Dr Rex Haigh appointed Medical Director

by Colleen DeRango, Executive Director Our new Medical Director We are starting 2015 with incredible gratitude as we make the wonderful announcement of our new Medical Director. It is with the greatest respect and happiness that I introduce to you Dr Rex Haigh, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry and 20-year veteran NHS […]

Collaboration

The Value Of Collaboration

By Colleen DeRango, Executive Director A relational approach Today we announced the appointment of our Medical Director, Dr Rex Haigh. Meeting with Dr Haigh and his team felt like experiencing ‘goodness of fit.’ His background, knowledge and ability to collaborate was evident in his communication style within his team and between us, exemplifying value and […]

Khiron House residential clinic

Space To Heal – Khiron House’s Residential Clinic Moves to the Countryside

by Colleen DeRango, Executive Director Space and Enabling Expansion Allowing space for where we are at and what we are feeling is often what the human system needs most. Space is like balm for the soul; enabling expansion. It is the opposite of overwhelm’s sense of “breath-less.” In trauma healing work, just being heard and […]

Jo Corfield

Hopethruhorses at Khiron House’s Residential Clinic

by Jo Corfield, Equine Involvement therapist A New Dimension of True Connection The Hopethruhorses herd of horses and I have been incredibly privileged to be part of the Khiron house programme since June,  and now to be involved at the onsite equine therapy facility at the new residential clinic is phenomenal. Combining the space and freedom […]

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