Understanding of a trauma is a pre-requisite task, in order to fully organise a thorough workshop, comprising of dealing with mental health patients. It is important to identify the root cause of trauma. Try to know a person’s behavior towards certain things, his/her history of PTSD, the body language and the effect of trauma. It is also recommended to know about the concept of “window of tolerance”. Make sure to know all the basic types of trauma and don’t jump to hasty conclusions.
Work inside a safe boundary and try to identify the core symptoms of arousal of nervous system. To maximize safety, it is important to differentiate among physical arousal and emotional arousal.