When an event or experience is perceived as traumatic  or very stressful it becomes immutably encoded, often with life altering consequences. However, recent research from the field of neuroscience has shown us how it's possible to modify this encoding.

We are all aware that sensory input changes our thought and behavior (think Mozart, chicken soup, or hugging your child) but for the most part these changes are transient. Is it possible to use sensory input to cause permanent change?

is a method, which is designed to change the brain to de-traumatize the memory and  PERMANENTLY REMOVE its negative effects from both our psyche and body. As part of its protocol the Havening technique uses the sensory input of human touch as a therapeutic tool which we have identified as HAVENING TOUCH®.

This website not only explores the neurobiology of the Havening Techniques and its effect on traumatic memory, but also offers an opportunity to learn this remarkable healing method. 




"This monumental accomplishment will stand as the pioneering reference on the relevant neurochemical mechanisms as we move into a future where the techniques presented become the mainstays of psychology and healing."
- David Feinstein, Ph.D

"The Havening Technique is the most amazing process that I have seen in thirty years of clinical practice. I've observed extraordinary outcomes when used by the clinician and when self administered by the client as well. Dr. Ron Ruden has integrated the mysteries and complexities of human neurobiology as it relates to trauma and offers a simple user friendly technique that make it possible to ameliorate suffering and pain."
-Irene Hajisava L.C.S.W.

" Dr. Ruden's work has been hailed as a  remarkable breakthrough. His years of research have created a significant advance in what is known as "psychosensory therapy"
- Paul McKenna, Ph.D