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How Somatic Psychotherapy Helps Patients Heal From Their Pain

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In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with Kendra Bloom, LMCH, a somatic psychotherapist who specializes in trauma. She discusses how she uses the DOC principles in her practice to help patients heal their pain. She works with patients to separate the pain patterns they experience from who they are and gives them specific ways to use their body to help in the healing process. She shares some remarkable stories of the healing journey her patients have successfully navigated using this approach.

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:

  • helping clients and health practitioners resolve blocks to moving through the process
  • augmenting their experience for deep and sustainable growth, and
  • enabling people to use treating chronic pain as an opportunity for increased joy and life satisfaction.

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.

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