Trauma Recovery with Dr. Susan Cucchiara (Episode 108)

You are here:

Trauma Recovery with Dr. Susan Cucchiara (Episode 108)

Dr. Susan Cucchiara talks about trauma recovery and the many forms of therapy to help get to the core of trauma and help the nervous system heal.
If we don’t know what is making us feel stuck or sick, we could be experiencing physical and emotional pain without realizing there is something we can do to change it. Dr. Susan Cucchiara talks about the many forms of gentle therapy for trauma recovery.

Dr. Sue went from working for an advertising firm in Manhattan, to completely changing her life by becoming a naturopathic doctor.  

At the same time, she faced her own chronic health challenges, including Lyme disease and severe migraines. It was by addressing a past trauma that completely changed her health. She finally understood why “she is the way she is” and how to support herself to heal.  

If you don’t remember before the age of 7, that is a sign of an early childhood trauma. Working with a shaman, she felt supported to discover the wounds that had been hiding her past. 

If we don’t know what is making us feel stuck and sick, we could be experiencing physical and emotional pain without realizing there is something we can do to change it.  

Dr. Sue processed her trauma using EMDR, EFT, cranio-sacral therapy, homeopathy, flower essences, and drainage therapy. And now Dr. Sue guides her patients to recover from their chronic illness by addressing trauma. She starts by talking through their life chronologically, looking for events and experiences that happened starting from a young age.  

Trauma Recovery in this Episode

In this episode, Dr. Sue and I also talk about how: 

  • There can be fear to do this work.  
  • We tend to turn to alcohol, food, and other substances or choices in order to avoid looking at our trauma. 
  • We have to feel safe to feel the feelings we haven’t felt. 
  • Often, with a history of trauma, gentle approaches are better, and actually essential. 
  • It is common to be so sensitive to even treatments that are helpful. 

When looking for a therapist to help you, it is important to choose a therapist who is trained in trauma recovery. There are many forms of therapy to help get to the core of trauma. We can be successful in trauma recovery. The nervous system can heal. It’s worth putting in the time and effort to do this work. 

This is such an important topic to me. In the book – Master Your Stress, Reset Your Health – I talk about the effect trauma has on our health, and how my Stress Recovery Protocol has been successful in helping me and my patients to resolve in trauma recovery.  

If you don’t already have the book, I recommend reading it and reaching out to me so I can guide you to get the most out of it on your path of trauma recovery and chronic illness.  

Connect with Dr. Doni:

More Resources from Dr. Doni to Support Women:

Personalized Solutions:


Disclaimer: This specific article and all other Content, Products, and Services of this Website are NOT intended as, and must not be understood or construed as, medical care or advice, naturopathic medical care or advice, the practice of medicine, or the practice of counseling care, nor can it be understood or construed as providing any form of medical diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of any disease.


Dr. Doni

A leading expert in hormones and epigenetics, Dr. Doni Wilson is a naturopathic doctor, certified professional midwife, and certified nutrition specialist. With over 2 decades of experience helping patients reverse challenging health conditions like fatigue, anxiety, autoimmunity, fertility, MTHFR, and HPV, Dr. Doni developed her signature, proven Stress Recovery Protocol™, which identifies how stress uniquely affects each individual and then uses epigenetics to reoptimize health.

Share this Post:
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIn
Reddit
WhatsApp
Email
Print
MTHFR Reset 3-week Program
Say Goodbye to HPV 12-week Program
Dr. Doni Social Media
Popular Posts
Recent Podcasts

Signup to receive our weekly newsletter with all the latest news, podcasts and special offers

New Book - Order Today!

Master your Stress Reset your Health

Release. Rebalance. Restore.
Simple Practices for Shifting from your State of Stress to your Flow and Freedom
PRE-ORDER
Master Your Stress, Reset Your Health by Dr. Doni Wilson

SIMPLE PRACTICES for SHIFTING FROM YOUR STATE of STRESS to YOUR FLOW and FREEDOM

MASTER YOUR STRESS
RESET YOUR HEALTH

Order Now!
More from Dr. Doni

Related Posts

Learn how psychedelics like cannabinoids, psilocybin, MDMA, ketamine, and ayahuasca can be used as treatment options for mental health issues and stress recovery.

Psychedelics and Stress Recovery

Dr. Doni’s research and personal experience indicate that psychedelics are becoming a safe and reliable treatment option for many mental health issues. Learn how cannabinoids, psilocybin, MDMA, ketamine, and ayahuasca may be used for stress recovery as well.