Jeremy Tomlinson  M.Ed., R.M.F.T., R.S.W., EMDRIA Certified

Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, Sex Therapy, EMDR

Jeremy in the Media

Jeremy Tomlinson was interviewed for The Globe and Mail By Carly Lewis: June 4th, 2018.
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Can boxing be a balm for survivors of physical violence?

Jeremy Tomlinson, a Toronto-based psychotherapist who specializes in working with clients who have experienced abuse, says he recommends exercise to clients as a means of stress management. Tomlinson says a sport such as boxing could offer participants "a felt sense in the body that helps them feel grounded," given the simultaneous physical components of the sport.

"If someone experiences a traumatizing event, it could potentially affect their sense of safety or their sense of control, or they may turn inwards and blame themselves in some way – 'if only I'd done this', or 'why didn't I do that,'" he says.

"A program like this would actually counter all three of those. 'If I feel powerful within my body, then I feel safe within my body,'" he says.

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