Trauma Healing

The goal of trauma healing is to regain a feeling of control over life, day by day—of moving from fear to safety, from silence or distrust to acknowledgment, from isolation to reconnection, and from powerlessness to a sense of empowerment. Trauma healing is a process that has many stages, may have relapses, and may take several types of treatment. While there are many methods and therapies that can be effective for recovering from trauma, working with the guidance of a professional is usually the most effective place to start.

If you or someone you know is in immediate need of support, please seek professional help. If you are in crisis, here are some immediate free resources.


How Trauma Gets Stuck in the Body (And How to Work with It), with Peter Levine

In this video, Peter Levine will share how he helped uncover an incomplete traumatic response that was stuck in the body.


Trauma and Somatic Experiencing

Peter uses his famous "Slinky" presentation to demonstrate the effects of trauma on the nervous system, and his philosophy of treating trauma; which involves slowly releasing (or titrating) this compressed fight-or-flight energy a bit at time to give the individual the ability to reintegrate it back...


Healing Trauma and Spiritual Growth: Peter Levine & Thomas Hübl

In this memorable conversation from SAND 18, Peter Levine, the father of trauma therapy work, and Thomas Hübl, a spiritual teacher known for his work integrating healing of collective trauma, discuss the relationship between healing trauma and spiritual growth.


Peter A. Levine, PhD, on Shame—Interview by Caryn Scotto D’Luzia

This interview was done courtesy of Caryn Scotto D'Luzia, founder of the SOAR Method and Author of Alchemy of Shame Transformation.


Peter Levine on Working with Memory to Reframe a Traumatic Experience


What Is Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)?

TF-CBT is a structured, short-term, effective treatment for children and adolescents (ages 3-18) who have experienced trauma. As the gold-standard of child trauma treatments, it has been repeatedly shown to successfully resolve emotional and behaviorally difficulties associated with trauma.


What Is EMDR Therapy? Mental Health W Kati Morton

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing. It is a type of therapy that is short-term and used to treat various types of traumas.


Peter Levine on How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

This is a video excerpt featuring Peter Levine, Ph.D., from his video lecture entitled "How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness".


#39 Waking the Tiger—Peter Levine, PhD | Being Human

In this episode I speak with a major thinker and pioneer in the field of trauma and recovery and author of the seminal "Waking The Tiger", Dr Peter Levine.


Recognizing Symptoms of Trauma with Bessel Van Der Kolk


The information offered here is not a substitute for professional advice. Please proceed with care and caution.