This book is about the body - the inner and outer body - in recovery from trauma. Within a book that has a subtitle "Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma," the practice of treating trauma is achieved with the body as the basis for engagement, exploration, and change.
The author is a best-selling medical doctor and is a cognitive psychologist at the Trauma Center of the Boston VA Medical Center. Bessel van der Kolk is the author of “The Body Keeps the Score” about "The Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma." This book is builds on the work of his 1996 book "The Broken Brain."
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