9781564556943

Healing Trauma: Restoring the Wisdom of the Body

Levine, Peter A.

ISBN 10: 1564556948 / 1-56455-694-8
ISBN 13: 9781564556943
Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication Date: 1999

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Synopsis:
A Complete Course in Healing Trauma Through Your Body

Are you experiencing physical or emotional symptoms that no one is able to explain? If so, you may be suffering a traumatic reaction to a past event, teaches Dr. Peter A. Levine. Medical researchers have known for decades that survivors of accidents, disaster, and childhood trauma often endure life-long symptoms ranging from anxiety and depression to unexplained physical pain and harmful "acting out" behaviors. As a young stress researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, Levine found that all animals, including humans, are born with a natural ability to rebound from these distressing situations.

On Healing Trauma, this respected therapist and teacher brings you face to face with his effective new treatment – not a "talking" cure, but a deep physiological process for releasing your past traumas and instilling a harmonious awareness of your body. Drawing on nature’s lessons, Dr. Levine teaches you each of the essential principles of his four-phase process. You will learn how and where you are storing unresolved distress; how to become more aware of your body's physiological responses to danger; and specific methods to free yourself from trauma.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 23 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders – many as a direct result of trauma. Now, you can learn how to address these and other symptoms at their source – your body – and return to the natural trauma-free state that you were meant to live in. Over nine hours of instruction to free yourself from trauma through your body’s built-in healing process. This program includes a 24-page study guide.

LEARN MORE ABOUT:
- A revolutionary method for releasing trauma, taught step by step
- Nature's lessons – the physiological roots of your emotions
- How to determine if you are suffering the effects of trauma
- Where trauma hides in your body and how to release it
- Specific exercises to "thaw" frozen physiological energies
- Coping with surgeries, accidents, illnesses, and other stressful events
- Emergency "first-aid" measures for emotional distress.


Book Description:
A revolutionary body-based therapy for healing from physical trauma and abuse, inspired by the way animals release traumatic stress in the wild.

About the Author:
Peter A.Levine received his Ph.D. in medical and biological physics from the University of California at Berkeley, and holds a doctorate in psychology from International University. During his 35-year study of stress and trauma, he has contributed to scientific and medical publications and served as a consultant for NASA's space shuttle project. He has taught at the Hopi Guidance Center and at hospitals and pain clinics throughout the world. Dr. LEvine is currently a consultant for the Pain Rehabilitation Center in Boulder, CO, and he teaches frequently throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is the co-author, with Ann Frederick, of the book Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, as well as the audio program It Won't Hurt Forever: Guiding Your Child Through Trauma.

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