The Spirituality of Brain Injury
Due to the fundamental nature of its reach, traumatic brain injury is a unique type of injury that encourages individuals to explore their own life in deeper ways. Here are some resources for those family members and survivors interested in current spirituality issues in TBI:
Patrick Jones is a TBI survivor who has built an inspiring website based on his unique perspective: braininjurychaplain.com. His writings and activism are a continual gift of encouragement.
The Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience explores the cutting edge of brain research through an ancient technique: meditation. Studies suggest that TBI survivors may do well to sit still and observe their brain’s processes.
Another research paper in support of meditation.
UMass’ Center for Mindfulness is a pioneering program that explores all issues regarding the effects of spirituality in healthcare.