Havening: What It Is & How It Works
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Does Havening Work?” and “Are There Any Risks to Havening?”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C
Reviewer: Rajy Abulhosn, MD