Last week I attended the 30th annual International Trauma Conference titled Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, embodiment, and the restoration of the self. Several thousand mental health clinicians from around the world attended. It was sponsored by Bessel Van der Kolk, M.D., one of the world’s foremost researchers and clinicians in the field of developmental trauma. He wrote an excellent book called “The Body Keeps the Score,” which I highly recommend.
In the last 10 years, the field of neuroscience has blossomed. With new brain imaging techniques, we can better map the brain and... Read More