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Born to Be a Badass

Jan 13, 2020

Lara is a licensed Psychotherapist who focuses on spiritual psychology and somatic therapy. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Embodiment Coach, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner®, Yoga Therapist, Mindfulness Instructor and Trauma Touch Therapist. She holds dual masters degrees in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University, and has extensive experience and education in stress management, trauma, addiction, anxiety, embodiment, sexual health and awakening the feminine.

In this conversation we dive deep into what causes trauma and how to heal through working with the body. 

“Trauma is stored in the body, affects our nervous system (over-activates branches responsible for survival) and alters our brain chemistry.” ~ Lara Eisenberg


  • Impact of generational trauma, objectification and violation of emotional boundaries
  • Body-based healing modalities
  • Different types of trauma, factors that influence your response to a traumatic event
  • The connection between trauma and the nervous system
  • Fight, Flight or Freeze responses and their after-effects
  • What is somatic experiencing?
  • How can you reconnect with and reclaim your body?
  • Boundary setting
  • Integrating Yoga and chakra work

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"My Body, My Heart, My Desire:  Tips to Reclaim Your Feminine Essence and Soul’s Desire" is available at Lara's website

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BOOK: Trauma Resolution for the Empowered, Awakened Female: Mind Body Practices for Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Balance

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