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Developmental Trauma & Chronic Stress - created for parents who have adopted, but applies to anyone with chronic stress. (4 videos) Watch
Intro to Family Resilience: Basics of day to day stress management. (58 Minutes) Watch
Somatic Approach to Grief and Loss and Caregiver Support: (1hour 13 min) Watch
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Steven Terrell, discusses the basics of how he works with children with behavior challenges to build "regulation". (38 min, video)
Steven Terrell, my teacher & mentor talks about developmental trauma (1 hour) (audio)
A very good overview about Somatic Experiencing with Peter Levine and Steven Hoskinson (27 min)
Audio interview with Twig Wheeler on syndromal conditions (migraines, digestive disorders, chronic fatigue, and more)
Video: SE used in Japan - great succinct description of the work
Video: Rebounding from Trauma with Peter Levine - Peter's own intro to the work.
Video: Trauma Proofing kids with Peter Levine
Video: Bessel van der Kolk, MD talks about how we get stuck in traumatic symptoms, and the power of restablishing time moving forward.
Video Interview with Dr. Robert Scaer by Twig Wheeler. Dr. Scaer is a neurologist who works with chronic pain and injuries like whiplash using Somatic Experiencing.
Dr. Stephen Porges on the Polyvagal Theory, which deeply informs my work. Thick with medical/scientific language
Peer reviewed article on Somatic Experiencing and its use of interoception and proprioception as crucial elements of healing trauma. Scientific explanation of the work.
Preparing for surgery article by Twig Wheeler. A must read if you or someone you know is planning a surgery.
By Peter Levine:
-Waking the Tiger
-In an Unspoken Voice
-Trauma Proofing your Kids (with Maggie Kline)
-Healing Trauma (by Sounds True). Comes with a cd containing exercises to use.
Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga, by David Emmerson and Elizabeth Hopper
Healing Developmental Trauma, by Laurence Heller. A useful way of understanding what happens when trauma begins early and is chronic. Dr. Heller is a faculty member of Somatic Experiencing.
The Polyvagal Theory, by Stephen Porges (not for the casual reader. If you like reading medical/scientific information. Otherwise look for videos on YouTube with Stephen Porges to help explain the science.)
The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog, by Bruce Perry.
Touch: The Neurobiology of Health, Healing, and Human Connection, by Dr. Michael Changaris (co-developer of my Family Stressbusters class). More info here
Stress Systems: Our earliest experience in life set the template for how we manage stress now - on a physiological as well as emotional/psychological level. Watch (2 min)
Nervous System Dysregulation: the term I use for what's happening when there are symptoms. Watch (2 min)
Window of Tolerance: One of the key concepts of our work together. This is what we want your system to be able to do on its own more often. Watch (2:40)
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Breath Reset - A two minute practice to learn how to follow the natural rhythm of your breath. If it's relaxing, use it often!
Meditation for Healing and Relaxation -An 8 minute guided relaxation I recorded live during a class.
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