Shifting from the Stress System to the Wisdom System

Presenter:

John Horton, MD

This presentation will discuss new brain research pertinent to the healing of ACEs and understanding the common denominator of healing, shifting from the stress system to the wisdom system. Personal research on the natural healing process for trauma, based on 50 years of medical practice, will be shared. Participants will learn the three boxes exercise and the tree of stability exercise. Clinical stories of healing will be presented, including a discussion of the necessity for an armor of understanding, sword of clarity and shield of courage. 

Learning objectives:

  • Greater understanding of the menu of the stress system

  • Greater understanding of the menu of innate human wisdom

  • Introduced to resilience related to inner stability

  • Recognize simple dynamic of shifting from stress to wisdom