In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with Kendra Bloom, LMCH, a somatic psychotherapist who specializes in trauma and uses the DOC principles in her practice. Her early practice focused on how emotional, psychological and physical issues interact during treatment. She explains how the DOC framework has changed the way she practices and now incorporates its phases of transformation during therapy – awareness, separation and reprogramming. She shares her own early struggle with anxiety and pain, and how the DOC approach empowered her to move forward and make positive changes in her life.
Kendra Bloom, LMHC is a coach and trainer employing the DOC principles in her practice. Her work encourages patients and practitioners to thrive in their approach to chronic physical and emotional pain. As a licensed Somatic Psychotherapist, she combines modern neuroscience with psychotherapy and physical therapies. She believes deeply in this work, and has herself successfully used the process to go pain free. As a DOC Coach, Kendra has specialized in:
Kendra has worked in private practice, as well as taught groups and training workshops for individuals, couples and practitioners. She is now located in San Francisco, California practicing at a holistic psychiatry clinic.