How to find a Safe Calm Place

If you feel frozen, the first step is to find and create a calm relaxing place even if that place is just in your mind. Effective treatment approaches like Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) and The Somatic Experience both strongly recommend establishing a place of refuge. This is a place where your mind can go to feel safe at anytime. Some people imagine being in the mountains or on a beach. Listen to this short audio exercise to help you find your safe/calm place.