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How Trauma Affects the Body
Episode 610th September 2023 • Touchy Subjects Podcast • Erin Billings
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In this episode, we dive deep into the effects of trauma on the body and nervous system. Many of us are unaware of how trauma can manifest physically, and our guests, Nervous System Regulation Expert Rhysa Sisco and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Virginia Wingler shed light on this crucial topic.

We discuss:

  • How trauma (Big T and little t traumas) affect the body
  • Recognizing the physical manifestations of emotional trauma
  • Trauma's impact on the nervous system
  • The importance of self-advocacy

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Nervous System Regulation Quiz

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About our Guests:

Rhysa Sisco is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, and life and business empowerment mentor who has a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy and transitioned from healthcare to pursue her dreams as an entrepreneur and Founded Regulate with Rhysa. In her decade long career, she has empowered over 1000+ high-achievers and leaders to transform their lives by unlocking the keys to tap into their full potential with her HIERARCHY OF POWER system and Regulation Program. She has been invited to speak at places such as PodTalks, TagTalks, health and wellness summits, been a guest on top 1% business podcasts, and her work has been featured in Authority Magazine.

Virginia Wingler has been a nurse for more than 10 years and a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner for 4 years. Most of her career has been in corrections, inpatient psychiatry and community mental health. She has been married to her husband for 27 years and has two children.