Trauma & Recovery

Manifesting Minds

A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality

Edited by Rick Doblin, Ph.D. and Brad Burge, Contribution by Albert Hoffman, Ram Dass and Sasha Shulgin
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Featuring essays and interviews with Timothy Leary, Aldous Huxley, Ram Dass, Albert Hofmann, Alexander (Sasha) Shulgin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Tim Robbins, Arne Naess, and electronic musician Simon Posford, as well as groundbreaking research and personal accounts, this one-of-a-kind anthology is a "best of" collection of articles and essays published by the Multidisciplinary...

Healing Developmental Trauma

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

Written by Laurence Heller, Ph.D. and Aline Lapierre, Psy.D.
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Written for those working to heal developmental trauma and seeking new tools for self-awareness and growth, this book focuses on conflicts surrounding the capacity for connection. Explaining that an impaired capacity for connection to self and to others and the ensuing diminished aliveness are the hidden dimensions that underlie most psychological...

Connecting to Our Ancestral Past

Healing through Family Constellations, Ceremony, and Ritual

Written by Francesca Mason Boring
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Connecting to Our Ancestral Past is a pragmatic, spiritual journey that introduces a variety of specific rituals and conversations in connection with Constellations work, an experiential process that explores one's history and powerful events of the past in order to understand and resolve problems of the present. Constellations facilitator and author...

The Children of Raquette Lake

One Summer That Helped Change the Course of Treatment for Autism

Written by Mira Rothenberg, Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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The Children of Raquette Lake: One Summer That Helped Change the Course of Treatment for Autism is an inspiring account of author Mira Rothenberg's experience with eleven autistic and schizophrenic children during the summer of 1958. In order to avoid the regression that often occurred during the summer months, Rothenberg, a...

Toward a Spiritual Psychotherapy

Soul as a Dimension of Experience

Written by Hunter Beaumont, Ph.D., Foreword by John B. Cobb, Jr.
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Toward a Spiritual Psychotherapy collects a series of lectures presented by psychologist Hunter Beaumont over a 10-year period. Covering such themes as relationships, family, healing, grief, mourning, and death, the book features case stories that demonstrate clients’ healing experiences.
Practicing in Germany for the past 30 years, Hunter Beaumont has...

Gone Boy

A Father's Search for the Truth in His Son's Murder

Written by Gregory Gibson
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On December 14, 1992, Gregory Gibson’s eighteen-year-old son Galen was murdered, shot in the doorway of his college library by a fellow student gone berserk. The killer was jailed for life, but for Gibson the tragedy was still unfolding. The morning of the shooting, he learned, college officials had intercepted but...

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga

Reclaiming Your Body

Written by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper, Ph.D., Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. and Stephen Cope, M.S.W., Introduction by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
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Survivors of trauma—whether abuse, accidents, or war—can end up profoundly wounded, betrayed by their bodies that failed to get them to safety and that are a source of pain. In order to fully heal from trauma, a connection must be made with oneself, including one’s body. The trauma-sensitive yoga described in...

In an Unspoken Voice

How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

Written by Peter A. Levine Ph.D., Foreword by Gabor Mate, M.D.
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**Unraveling Trauma in the Body, Brain and Mind—a Revolution in Treatment**

In this culmination of his life’s work, Peter A. Levine draws on his broad experience as a clinician, a student of comparative brain research, a stress scientist and a keen observer of the naturalistic animal world to explain the nature and...

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Close Encounters with Addiction

Written by Gabor Mate, M.D., Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Dr. Maté presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined...

The Sacred Path Beyond Trauma

Reaching the Divine Through Nature's Healing Symbols

Written by Ellen Macfarland, Ph.D., Foreword by Robert Romanyshyn
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One of Graham Greene’s characters famously said, “I suffer, therefore I am,” suggesting that pain is an inescapable, and perhaps incurable, part of the human condition. But must this be so? Ellen Macfarland argues otherwise in The Sacred Beyond Trauma. Through the use of mythology, stories from film and fiction, real-life...

Trauma-Proofing Your Kids

A Parents' Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience

Written by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline
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The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive and withdrawn children is staggering—and still growing! Millions have experienced bullying, violence (real or in the media), abuse or sexual molestation. Many other kids have been traumatized from more “ordinary” ordeals such as terrifying medical procedures, accidents, loss and divorce. Trauma-Proofing Your Kids sends a...

Reversing Chronic Pain

A 10-Point All-Natural Plan for Lasting Relief

Written by Maggie Phillips
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Reversing Chronic Pain offers a dynamic framework for joining body and mind to speed the healing of traumatic pain from the body level up. Each chapter presents a body-centered skill set that can be mastered through a broad menu of practice exercises. The resulting interlinked somatic building blocks help readers shift...

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes

Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing

Written by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. and Maggie Kline
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An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence—what parents, educators, and health professionals can do.

Trauma can result not only from catastrophic events such as abuse, violence, or loss of loved ones, but from natural disasters and everyday incidents such as auto accidents, medical procedures, divorce...

Cultural Addiction

The Greenspirit Guide to Recovery

Written by Albert LaChance, Foreword by Thomas Berry
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Addiction, argues Albert LaChance in this insightful book, affects more than the individual who suffers from it. Cultural Addiction shows how contemporary lifestyles have become addictive, consuming the planet's resources—soil, air, water—in a destructive way that comprises earth's life systems and endangers the survival of both humankind and other species. This...

The Architecture of the Soul

A Unitive Model of the Human Person

Written by Albert LaChance
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The Architecture of the Soul introduces and maps out a model of the human person that represents a new way of interpreting and treating human—and by extension global—dysfunction. Arising from the transpersonal and integral schools of psychology, this model provides an alternative to the view of the human person as a...

Ritual as Resource

Energy for Vibrant Living

Written by Michael Picucci, Foreword by Peter A. Levine
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Michael Picucci has survived HIV, heart attacks, cancer, and the loss of many loved ones. Beyond merely coping, he has thrived—but how? This book explains. Mixing vivid life stories and simple, step-by-step creative ritual exercises, Picucci offers readers a self-empowering path to energetic healing through contact with what he calls 'healing...

Body, Breath, and Consciousness

A Somatics Anthology

Edited by Ian Macnaughton, Foreword by Peter A. Levine
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The forces that develop the self—somatic, emotional, mental, interpersonal, social, and spiritual—must all be considered by therapists in treating any patient. Each article in this important anthology deals in some way with these various elements. The writing is focused on the body-mind connection, exploring the practices and theories of this popular...

Beyond the Trauma Vortex

The Media's Role in Healing Fear, Terror, and Violence

Written by Gina Ross, Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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In Beyond the Trauma Vortex, Gina Ross proposes a collaboration between the media, trauma researchers, and helping officials in order to break the vicious cycle of trauma and violence. The media, Ross suggests, can use their tremendous influence to promote peace rather than violence and to heal wounded psyches, communities, and...

Crash Course

A Self-Healing Guide to Auto Accident Trauma and Recovery

Written by Diane Poole Heller and Laurence S. Heller, Foreword by Peter A. Levine
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Trauma following automobile accidents can persist for weeks, months, or longer. Symptoms include nervousness, sleep disorders, loss of appetite, and sexual dysfunction. In Crash Course, Diane Poole Heller and Laurence Heller take readers through a series of case histories and exercises to explain and treat the health problems and trauma brought...

Victims of Cruelty

Somatic Psychotherapy in the Healing of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Written by Maryanna Eckberg, Foreword by Peter A. Levine
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In Victims of Cruelty, Maryanna Eckberg incorporates work with Vietnam veterans (the first to be diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder) and the Chowchilla kidnapping victims. This personal testimony of how people can heal after trauma is also a professional book describing the effects of personal and political repression and how we...

Leaping Upon the Mountains

Men Proclaiming Victory over Sexual Child Abuse

Written by Mike Lew, Foreword by Richard Hoffman
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Presenting the first real investigation of what male sexual assault survivors themselves identify as most important during various stages of recovery, Leaping upon the Mountains contains powerfully moving contributions from hundreds of men of all ages and backgrounds throughout the United States and 45 other countries. It is not a work...

The Soul in Grief

Love, Death, and Transformation

Written by Robert Romanyshyn, Foreword by Thomas Moore
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When we encounter real tragedy in our lives that throws us into grieving, few of us find the way to deepen our mourning and let it radically reform us. The Soul in Grief asks us to put aside all psychological explanations and concentrate on discovering the loving embrace offered by the...

The Journey Toward Complete Recovery

Reclaiming Your Emotional, Spiritual and Sexual Wholeness

Written by Michael Picucci
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Founder of the Institute for Staged Recovery in New York City and creator of "Authentic Process Therapy," Picucci is an addictions counselor who bases his methods primarily on personal experience. In this updated edition of his self-published Complete Recovery, Picucci describes a "Stage Two" recovery program for evolving beyond freedom from...

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences

Written by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D., Contribution by Ann Frederick
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Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma...

Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing question: why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics...

The Body in Recovery

Somatic Psychotherapy and the Self

Written by John P. Conger
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The Body in Recovery challenges the separation of verbal and bodywork therapies by integrating Reich's concepts of character armoring and bioenergetic exercises with psychodynamic theory. Addressed to therapists, this culminating work of twenty years of psychotherapy will also fascinate those embarking on the journey of therapy for themselves, and anyone seeking...