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Sailaday OK – Life changing therapy at sea

Sailaday OK supports marine based adventure therapy to help adults, their families and young persons recover from the consequences of addictions, abuse and other trauma .

Our unique evidence based therapeutic model promotes positive personal change through practical expereince. To reduce disadvantage and social exclusion  by provision of therapeutic sailing  & Educate therapists and skippers in the benefits of therapeutic sailing.


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Theory and Rationale

Further reading theory and understanding of trauma and rationale for sailing therapy


  • th bigstock Concept Of Child Abuse  5031257Define trauma and consequences
  • Addiction being one way of managing abuse and trauma
  • Likelihood of early developmental deficits.
  • TA theory Adult Ego States 
  • Participant's impasse between embodiment and disembodiment, association and dissociation is heightened
  • Symptoms of PTSD recovering substance abusers.
  • Utilise the inherent wisdom and intelligence of their immediate responses to environment
  • NLP is rich in transferable meaning
  • EMDR is a well established intervention for trauma resolution
  • Sailing is rich and yields an abundance of metaphors.
  • Connections between maritime phenomena, and general life
  • I suggest that existential and seafaring journeys require identical personal qualities and resources


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Further reading articles and conference presentations published



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