Van der Kolk
This special seminar recording represents current research findings about how people’s brains, minds and bodies are affected by traumatic experiences and illustrates the principles of post-traumatic therapy. Join Dr. van der Kolk, the world’s leading expert in the field of traumatic stress, to explore specific techniques that address:
•The integration of dissociated aspects of experience
•The re-integration of human connections
Effective treatment of post-traumatic problems needs to include addressing the imprint of trauma on the physical experience of the self as being helpless and in danger. Recovery needs to incorporate dealing with defensive efforts that helped ensure survival and incorporate physical experiences that contradict feelings and sensations associated with helplessness and disconnection.
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, is one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. He is also author of the book