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    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • By: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,883
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,276
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,218

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring - specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neuro feedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • There's a Reason for the High Ratings

    • By Paul F. on 03-17-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Trauma and Memory

    • Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory
    • By: Peter A. Levine PhD, Bessel A. van der Kolk - foreword M.D.
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In Trauma and Memory, best-selling author Dr. Peter Levine (creator of the Somatic Experiencing approach) tackles one of the most difficult and controversial questions of PTSD/trauma therapy: Can we trust our memories? While some argue that traumatic memories are unreliable and not useful, others insist that we absolutely must rely on memory to make sense of past experience. Dr. Levine suggests that there are elements of truth in both camps.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gifted

    • By Moni on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Traumatic Stress

    • The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society
    • By: Bessel A. van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane, Lars Weisaeth
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    This best-selling classic presents seminal theory and research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Together, the leading editors and contributors comprehensively examine how trauma affects an individual's biology, conceptions of the world, and psychological functioning. Key topics include why certain people cope successfully with traumatic experiences while others do not, the neurobiological processes underlying PTSD symptomatology, and enduring questions surrounding traumatic memories and dissociation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Huge Bessel A. Van der Kolk fan!

    • By Katie on 07-09-18

    Regular price: $38.49