Tag: Meditation

Suppressing traumatic memories can cause amnesia, research suggests

It has long been understood in the world of psychotherapy that traumatic experience frequently leads to suppression of unwanted memories. These unwanted memories become locked away in a kind of time capsule, blocked from consciousness these traumatic experiences continue to exist in a person’s subconscious; simultaneously many emotional states orRead More

Dangers of Meditation

Meditation is great for our well being – but does it carry any dangers? Article by Itai Ivtzan Ph.D.    Psychology Today 11 March 2016  In this article Itai Ivtzan argues there could be potential risks to certain individuals, These include: Facing dormant or buried emotions. One profound  experience  encountered during meditationRead More