My Truth – Mal Weeraratne
Bodywork is a therapy that can be misunderstood and treatments can go wrong due to a lack of understanding of treatment processes and through trauma transference and projections.
When releasing stagnant negative emotions through bodywork the client and therapist are both placed in a vulnerable position.
Through bodywork the client effectively heals themselves through the presence and direction of an experienced therapist. The therapist is a catalyst and guide for the release of trauma, working on trigger points to aid the accessing and eventual release of negative emotions. Before the emotions can be released they must be accessed and fully felt in the clients body, this may lead to her feeling sad, angry, despairing and vulnerable etc.
This is all part of the process of emotional detox through bodywork, but because the client is experiencing ‘emotional pain’ it is possible for them to feel abused due to their emotional turmoil and vulnerability or to transfer the blame for their negative feelings on to the therapist; in short a therapist’s intentions can be misconstrued and they can also become scapegoat for negative emotional experiences that occur during treatment.
Performing bodywork on someone who is suffering emotional trauma and emotionally detoxing can be likened to cracking an eggshell. To someone going through this process the act of having their body touched in the course of treatment can be incredibly painful and damaging as the outer body is not strong enough to hold onto the emotions in response to deep bodywork.
It is at this stage that trauma transference can occur and a client can come to blame the therapist for the terrible emotional upset they feel and sometimes become confused about the intentions of the therapist, especially if the client has experienced abuse as the negative emotions connected with this will surface.
It is essential that therapists are fully aware of the emotions that they may experience after a treatment and that the therapist is fully supportive during and after a therapy session, so that a client can complete her emotion process cycle in a safe and supportive environment without the need to explain or quantify her feelings.
Mal Weeraratne is the founder of Tantric Journey. If you wanted to give Mal a job title than it would be fair to describe him as a Tantra therapist and instructor, but what he actually does is perform remarkable emotional transformation work, entitled emotional detox through bodywork.
Being a specialist in the field of female sexual dysfunction, he works as a trained tantric therapist, helping women to overcome their physical and emotional difficulties through the medium of deeply healing bodywork which facilitates emotional release.
Through his Tantric Journey work Mal Weeraratne has helped to release thousands of women from their negative emotional blockages and open a new gateway of orgasmic potential and emotional liberation.
He has treated clients from around the globe, aiding them to overcome conditions including sexual dysfunction, insomnia, inability to achieve orgasm, low self esteem, stresses, body aches and vagainism. His work has also improved the personal relationships of many of his clients; aiding intimacy with their partners and even aiding them in successfully finding partners whilst increasing their ablity to experience ecstatic bliss in all areas of their life.
Mal’s understanding and experience in the field of Tantra is highly commendable. He has studied at various accredited institutions around the world and was the first certified Tantric Journey Educator in the UK. To date he has treated well over three thousand clients and his treatment method of emotional release through bodywork (termed Tantric Journey work) is truly groundbreaking and makes him a pioneer in the field of bodywork and female sexuality.