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by Dennis
Wed Jan 25, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: Redirecting Self-Therapy (RST)
Replies: 16
Views: 48959

Redirecting Self-Therapy (RST)

(copied from the website) Redirecting Self-Therapy (RST) Note - the term "postflood" was a term coined by Ellie Van Winkle - to mean a point where 95% of the suppressed anger has been discharged. In other words - when a 95% cure has taken place. Note: you should not use this website as a substitute ...
by Dennis
Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: For Dennis: Looking for evidence
Replies: 32
Views: 69048

When I read Janov, Miller and Van Winkle, it confirmed largely what I already knew from my own and other people’s experiences. Now, some people have discussions about what is truth and what are facts. Those are philosophic discussions. I think it’s when a person starts to realize a lie from his life...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: An Experience with Enchantment, by Curtis Knecht
Replies: 11
Views: 26028

Thanks for posting this article. It's an interesting perspective from an individual. I've always been sceptical of words like primal community or primal buddies . I'm even sceptical of the therapy. It looked like Janov underestimated the enormous defences in people. But he emphasizes too much therap...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: primal-box
Replies: 11
Views: 27094

To put the subject back in context, we are talking about having a closed box around someone's head; the infamous primal box. I think people who are attracted to use such a box, have a different (pseudo) need acting up than just preventing the upsetting of the environment. I understand that most prim...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: primal-box
Replies: 11
Views: 27094

What do you think is the need to scream? Children scream when they are in danger or pain and they need help. By screaming they increase the chance to be heard and helped. What would the function of screaming in a box be for adults in relation to primal? Is it a cry for help? And isn't the unfulfille...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: primal-box
Replies: 11
Views: 27094

To me the primal box is abusive and counter-productive. A person feels the need to scream out his or her pain but at the same time wants it regulated and muffled. Do we put screaming children also in boxes? It's been discussed before and some people claim not to want to upset any neighbor who might ...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: And so life goes on
Replies: 10
Views: 22603

Ellie van Winkle's former forum is indeed quite long. I haven't read everything either, about 70 percent, but it's mostly very interesting. If I recall well, but I haven't found the exact quote, she once wrote that a person shouldn't relive the original trauma because that would be too cruel to do a...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:37 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: And so life goes on
Replies: 10
Views: 22603

It probably depends on the age on which one starts dealing with Pain. The process of integration does end eventually. Ellie van Winkle gives it 3 intensive months and a year of ups and downs. But there are of course the defenses that differs from person to person. If one could recognize it as just a...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:31 pm
Forum: Therapy & Healing
Topic: And so life goes on
Replies: 10
Views: 22603

For me the word Primal has never been connected to a community. The desire to belong to a community could be connected to the desire belonging to a family, your family. But when we (meaning I and people who have read the primal-based books) start dealing with all this suppressed and repressed pain, ...