Blog Articles by Dr. Nima

Anxious Attached To Finding A Secure Connection

We’ve had over 100,000 people do our attachment-style quiz that helps you determine your attachment style.   Guess what the most common attachment style has been??   Nope, not “avoidant”.   Those who identify as “avoidant” will often “avoid" the discomfort of looking...

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In Separation / Break-Up

If you’re in that place of recovery from what’s called “Attachment Rupture” in Somatic Experiencing and you’re feeling the panic, grief, and hopelessness of wondering if you should stay or go, just know that what you’re experiencing makes perfect sense and there’s...

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Manipulation

Who do I have to be in order to get your approval? Who do I have to be in order to prevent you from getting upset? These are our unconscious drives that motivate “fawning." I did a little skit on how this trauma response shows up in the dating world. The response has...

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The Responsibility Of Everyone Who’s On The Healing Path

If you have lived a lifefeeling like you needed to wear a maskand play a role of “Pleasing others”in order to get your needs met, just know that you’re not alone.   “Fawning” is a Trauma response that many I’ve spoken to didn’t even realize they were doing, because...

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Will This Work For Me?

I hate this question so muchthat I decided to create content about itso that forever more, I can keep referring back to itwhen I’m asked the question: “I’ve tried so many things. How will I know if this will work for me?” First off, I want you to know how much I can...

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Is It Heredity? Or Family Trauma?

Nobody’s talking about this.   It’s the least talked about Trauma response, yet it’s the most common.   You often hear and read content about Fight, Flight, and Freeze trauma responses.   These are adaptations we learn in childhood that keep us alive.   You’re able to...

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The Path To Conscious Parenting

read this only if you’re a parent there’s a way you can virtually GUARANTEE you’ll end up being a sh*tty parent.   And it won’t even be intentional. You’ll have all the right intentions for your parenting game. You’ll read the books and articles and watch the youtube...

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Co-Parenting With A Narcissist

In all the years helping folks healing from Trauma Bonds, I learned two very shocking facts:   1) We are facing an epidemic of people who have exes who they label as “narcissists”.   2) Almost every single person I’ve ever met with who labels their ex as a narcissist,...

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Signs You Might Be In A Trauma Bond

Is your relationship love? or is it a Trauma Bond. And if it is— what do you do?   The answer depends on what kind of a life you want to have.   I share the 3 phases of the Trauma Bond and how to break free if you are choosing to walk the path.   Getting this right is...

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