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Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.


Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress.  His work integrates developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment.

Dr. van der Kolk and his various collaborators have published extensively on the impact of trauma on development, such as dissociative problems, borderline personality and self-mutilation, cognitive development, memory, and the psychobiology of trauma.  He has published over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles on such diverse topics as neuroimaging, self-injury, memory, neurofeedback, Developmental Trauma, yoga, theater, and EMDR. 

He is founder of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, and President of the Trauma Research Foundation, which promotes clinical, scientific, and educational projects. 

His 2014 #1 New York Times best seller, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma, 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 neurofeedback, somatically based therapies, EMDR, psychodrama, play, yoga, and other therapies.

Dr. van der Kolk is the past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School.  He regularly teaches at conferences, universities, and hospitals around the world.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bessel van der Kolk is a professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine.  He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial:  Bessel van der Kolk has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Helping Make the Unbearable Tolerable: Trauma & the Treatment of Addictions


Faculty:
Bessel van der Kolk
Duration:
1 Hour 8 Minutes
Copyright:
Oct 15, 2020
Product Code:
POS057060
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$59.95

Trauma & Addiction Online Course


Faculty:
Bessel van der Kolk |  Deirdre Stewart |  Lisa Ferentz |  Richard C. Schwartz |  Whitney Howzell |  Jon Caldwell |  Kristin Kirkpatrick |  Claudia Black |  ....
Duration:
24 Hours 4 Minutes
Product Code:
CRS001394
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$299.95 Standard - $1,847.78

Innovations in Psychotherapy


Faculty:
Daniel J. Siegel |  Donald Altman |  Monnica T Williams |  Judson Brewer |  Bessel van der Kolk |  Susan Johnson |  Kenneth Carter |  Deborah Dana |  ....
Duration:
37 Hours 7 Minutes
Product Code:
CRS001423
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$199.95 Standard - $1,889.75

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