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Healing Developmental Trauma Audiobook

Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship

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Publisher's Summary

Explaining that an impaired capacity for connection to self and to others underlies most psychological and many physiological problems, clinicians Laurence Heller, PhD, and Aline LaPierre, PsyD, introduce the NeuroAffective Relational Model™ (NARM), a unified approach to developmental, attachment, and shock trauma that emphasizes working in the present moment. NARM is a somatically based psychotherapy that helps bring into awareness the parts of self that are disorganized and dysfunctional, without making the regressed, dysfunctional elements the primary theme of the therapy. It emphasizes a person's strengths, capacities, resources, and resiliency, and is a powerful tool for working with both nervous system regulation and distortions of identity such as low self-esteem, shame, and chronic self-judgment.

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©2012 Laurence Heller, PhD, and Aline LaPierre, PsyD (P)2015 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Healing Developmental Trauma presents a comprehensive exploration of our deepest human urge." (Peter A Levine, PhD, author of In an Unspoken Voice)

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    Amazon Customer san francisco, ca 11-07-15
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    super helpful, feel like I went to a great training. great therapeutic tools, really great framework...working with what is, remaining present in here and now, focusing on pacing, honoring defense strategies and reflecting positive changes encouraging more of what we want to see

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Diana 01-11-16
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    "A must for therapists!"

    Very good explanations and examples of characteristics of attachment failures. A must listen for therapists.

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    "Excellent insight into the self-conscious and damaged individuals"

    This audiobook was an enlightening experience into unexplainable behavioral patterns affecting all areas of my life.

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    "growing beyond SE"

    this book is a step beyond se. It enabled me to grow as a therapist.

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    "written like a textbook. read with no personality"

    awful book to turn into an audiobook. huge waste of money. You can't even tell when the guy is reading headers or charts or what the heck is going on. it's word salad.

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    "Very Clinical"

    Not a great listen... The narrator was good, but this is more like a textbook than an enjoyable story. We enjoy authors like Brené Brown and Pema Chodran because they make their reearch into stories. This book is clinical and factual, but not very interesting. If you are a researcher, you may enjoy (and need) this very much… lay people, not so much

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    "Thank goodness this is finished!"

    First 5 or so chapters informative, then it got tedious. Narrator put me to sleep.

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    "Very informative"

    Somatic mindfulness has been missing from traditional psychotherapy. This gives clinical credibility to body based healing and eastern philosophical modalities.

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    "Good detailed material"

    Most useful for someone interested in or using NARM Therapy in their practice. More theoretical in some places explaining the therapeutic process than I could easily follow and grasp without a broader understanding of the categories and types presented. Some real jewels about physiology and physical effects of developmental trauma on the body and person. Good but requires work.

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    Not a book that I would listen to again. It is very technical without clear concise summery of material and clear examples of material covered. I

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    Thorough and available information, the study and cases are in type. Work that was well referenced and suitably aimed at higher educated readers but not restricted to professions in psychology.

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    "Resonated deeply, poignant find"

    What a relief to find this book. For years I've put together scraps of it and finally this puts it all together and explains it all, taking it seriously and validating everything I have already figured out. Definitely going down as one of my most poignant finds!

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