Bessel van der Kolk, MD


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Presenters: Bessel van der Kolk & Licia Sky

If you’re a health professional, therapist, yoga instructor, or simply want to deepen your understanding of how trauma impacts the brain, mind, and body, this program will immerse you into the latest science on healing trauma.

The function of our brains is to take care of the housekeeping of the body. Trauma, however, changes the way the brain processes information and how the body engages with the world. It makes people afraid to know what they know and feel what they feel.

Join bestselling author, psychiatrist, and cofounder of the Trauma Research Foundation (TRF) Bessel van der Kolk and somatic educator and TRF cofounder Licia Sky for a profound two-day, in-person workshop in which you will explore how trauma impacts the body. Through embodied awareness practices, theater work, neurofeedback, and more, you will learn

Therapies that work all start from a basic sense of calm and safety. The calmer we are, the more we can allow ourselves to know what we know and to feel what we feel.

Recommended reading Bessel van der Kolk,The Body Keeps the Score

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