“The most difficult and traumatic memories are stored in non-verbal, bodily memory”
Bessel Van der Kolk
“Creating words for these emotions is a fundamentally important activity.
For these words to be found, the feelings have to be endured.
Employing the power of human relationships to hold powerful emotions, network members are encouraged to sustain intense painful emotions of sadness, helplessness and hopelessness.
A dialogical process is necessary condition for making this possible.”
-Jaakko Seikkula, Tom Erik Arnkil: Open Dialogues in Social Networks