The Body Keeps The Score Book By Bessel Van Der Kolk

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Leading Trauma Expert Reveals Revolutionary Healing Methods

Facing trauma is an unfortunate reality for many. From veterans grappling with combat aftermath to individuals confronting abuse or domestic violence, trauma’s effects are pervasive, often extending to partners and offspring. These traumas don’t just scar emotions; they imprint themselves on our very biology.

Bessel van der Kolk, a globally recognized authority on trauma and its effects, delves deep into over 30 years of experience working with trauma survivors in his transformative book, “The Body Keeps the Score”. This seminal work unveils how trauma can rewire the brain, especially areas governing pleasure, control, trust, and engagement.

Key Insights:

  • Brain Transformation: Understand how traumatic stress remodels our brain’s architecture.
  • Innovative Treatments: Discover the power of neurofeedback, mindfulness, play, yoga, and other ground-breaking therapies.
  • Beyond Traditional Methods: Explore alternatives to standard drug and talk therapies, backed by cutting-edge research.

“The Body Keeps the Score” stands as a beacon of hope, providing scientifically-proven pathways to reclaim and revitalize lives affected by trauma.

About the author

Bessel van der Kolk
Bessel van der Kolk (born 1943) is a Boston based psychiatrist noted for his research in the area of post-traumatic stress since the 1970s. His work focuses on the interaction of attachment, neurobiology, and developmental aspects of trauma’s effe…read more

Specification: The Body Keeps The Score Book By Bessel Van Der Kolk

publisher ‏ : ‎ viking; 1st edition (september 25, 2014)
language ‏ : ‎ english
hardcover ‏ : ‎ 464 pages
isbn-10 ‏ : ‎ 0670785938
isbn-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0670785933
item weight ‏ : ‎ 1.5 pounds
dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.3 x 1.4 x 9.41 inches
The Body Keeps The Score Book By Bessel Van Der Kolk
The Body Keeps The Score Book By Bessel Van Der Kolk
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