Trauma and the Body – Integrate the Past to Fully Live in the Present
Nataschaa Chatterton MA, SEP, RP-CRA, has been working in the fields of trauma transformation and conflict resolution for the past twelve years. Arriving at this work through the process of navigating her own childhood founded in development trauma. Nataschaa has worked and lived throughout British Columbia and the Yukon, within rural Indigenous communities as a Trauma Counsellor. Her approach is founded in the belief that trauma is an energy form yearning to be resolved so the body and spirit can find balance and harmony, supporting life to be lived to its fullest. She has spent many years designing and facilitating land based healing camps acknowledging this vital connection for healing. She teaches trauma and conflict courses across the Yukon for the National organizations CTRI and Achieve. With extensive studies in developmental trauma resolution from a body based approach, attachment based therapies, grief counselling, restorative circle practices, mediation and energetic healing. She has a Masters in Conflict Resolution, is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and is trained in Emotionally Focused and Internal Family Systems therapies; studying with both Peter Levine and Gabor Mate. She is completing her second Master’s in Counselling Psychology. She lives in Haines Junction, Yukon working with numerous First Nations and is a Health Canada Service Provider.