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Alexandra Corless Interviews Ryan Hassan about Embodied Processing

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In a world where the complexities of mental health and trauma often remain shrouded in myths and misconceptions, it's essential to hear from experts who are dedicated to making a difference. In this exclusive interview, Alexandra Corless sits down with Ryan Hassan, the co-creator of Embodied Processing and founder of TCFH (The Centre for Healing), to explore his journey, insights into trauma and mental health, and the transformative power of Embodied Processing.

  • The Journey Behind TCFH Ryan kicks off the interview by giving us a glimpse into his journey. He briefly explains his motivations for founding TCFH and how he embarked on this path of trauma healing. His commitment to helping people heal from trauma is deeply rooted in personal experiences and a genuine desire to make a difference.

  • Debunking Myths About Mental Health and Trauma Ryan passionately addresses the myths and misconceptions surrounding mental health and trauma. He highlights the importance of destigmatizing these issues, emphasizing that understanding and empathy play a crucial role in supporting those who have experienced trauma.

  • Favorite Authors in the Field We get a glimpse into Ryan's reading preferences as he shares some of his favorite authors in the field of trauma healing. He discusses how their work has influenced his own approach and why their insights are invaluable to anyone interested in the subject.

  • TCFH Courses and Their Audience Ryan elaborates on who can benefit from TCFH courses, shedding light on the diverse range of individuals who can find value in trauma-centered education and healing.

  • The Win-Win-Win of TCFH Ryan explains the multifaceted benefits of working with TCFH, emphasizing that it's a win for the individuals receiving healing, the practitioners providing it, and the community as a whole.

  • Embodied Processing vs. Root-Cause Therapy Ryan distinguishes between Embodied Processing and Root-Cause Therapy, highlighting the situations where Embodied Processing can be particularly beneficial.

  • Solving Client Issues with Embodied Processing In this segment, Ryan discusses how Embodied Processing can effectively address various client issues, offering a holistic approach to healing.

  • Uniqueness of Embodied Processing Ryan articulates the unique aspects of Embodied Processing that set it apart from other somatic therapies, underscoring its outstanding qualities.

  • The Significance of Being Trauma-Informed Ryan delves into the importance of being trauma-informed and how it can break the cycle of trauma for individuals and communities.

  • Understanding Embodied Processing in Detail Ryan provides a detailed explanation of how Embodied Processing works and what it means to get to the root cause of trauma.

  • The Role of Learning Ryan reflects on the significance of continuous learning and growth, both as a practitioner and as an individual.

  • Addressing CPTSD The conversation turns to Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD), where Ryan shares insights on how TCFH approaches this complex condition.

  • Healing Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sociopaths Ryan offers his perspective on whether individuals with these traits can be healed or if prevention is a more viable approach.

  • Hindsight and Lessons Reflecting on his journey, Ryan shares what he might have done differently with the knowledge he possesses today.

  • A Message to Critics Ryan addresses the subject of critics and shares his thoughts on their role in the field of trauma healing.

  • Future Goals for Educating the World In this segment, Ryan outlines his future aspirations for educating the world about trauma healing and mental health.

  • Parting Words As the interview concludes, Ryan shares any final thoughts or messages he's always wanted to convey.

Bonus Questions:

  • The Challenge of Gratitude: The interview briefly touches on the concept of gratitude and why some people find it challenging to express.

  • The Value of Multiple Modalities: Ryan discusses the benefits of practitioners having expertise in multiple modalities to provide comprehensive care.

In Conclusion:
This interview with Ryan Hassan provides a glimpse into the world of trauma healing, mental health, and the profound impact of Embodied Processing. It serves as a testament to the importance of addressing misconceptions, fostering empathy, and working tirelessly to break the cycle of trauma for a better world.


Peace & Blessing,
The Centre for Healing Team 


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