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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.

Digital Seminar

Bessel van der Kolk Interview Series: Onno van der Hart, Ph.D. world-renowned expert on treating dissociative disorders


Faculty:
Bessel van der Kolk |  Onno van der Hart
Duration:
2 Hours 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 20, 2017
Product Code:
POS053175
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$59.95

Digital Seminar

Bessel van der Kolk Trauma Interview Series: Frank Putnam, MD, Pioneer & Researcher in Attachment & Trauma


Faculty:
Bessel van der Kolk |  Frank W. Putnam
Duration:
5 Hours 13 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 31, 2017
Product Code:
POS053040
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$69.95

Digital Seminar

EMDR: Step by Step: New In-Session Demonstrations


Faculty:
Bessel van der Kolk |  Peter Levine |  Robert Scaer |  David Grand |  Babette Rothschild |  Stephen Porges, PhD |  Janina Fisher |  Belleruth Naparstek |  ....
Duration:
6 Hours 10 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 19, 2016
Product Code:
POS051150
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$79.00 - HLWN79 Standard - $199.95

Digital Seminar

The State of Our Art: We’re Older. Are We Better?


Faculty:
Daniel Siegel |  Bessel van der Kolk
Duration:
1 Hour 58 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 25, 2017
Product Code:
NOS052830
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$99.95

Online Course

Certified Family Trauma Professional (CFTP) Online Training


Faculty:
Robert Rhoton |  Bessel van der Kolk |  Janina Fisher
Duration:
12 Hours 1 Minutes
Product Code:
CRS001138
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$149.95 Standard - $438.85

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