Waking the Tiger
Healing Trauma - The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences
By (author) Peter Levine
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Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine
Book DescriptionIn an age of Prozac and victimhood, we are not encouraged to take control of our behavioural ailments. This book, based on the authors' years of work with stress and trauma victims, aims to pass control back to the individual and away from the treatment centre. It challenges the myth that trauma stays with you for the rest of your life, and presents powerful exercises to reconcile traumatic experiences with "normal" life. By understanding the source of trauma - whether it be by violence, loss, or natural disaster - you can pick up the psychological and physical tools to resolve and complete a natural traumatic reaction.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781556432330
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 29-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Trauma-proofing Your Kids, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Peter Levine
Offers help to lay caregivers in the prevention and healing of trauma. This book emphasizes on promoting resilience for kids in our fast-changing world of mishaps, increasing pressures and turbulence. It helps nip trauma in the bud by offering preventative 'emotional first aid' at the earliest signs that a child may have been overwhelmed.
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Author Biography - Peter Levine
Peter Levine, Ph.D. is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing(r) and the Director of the Foundation for Human Enrichment. He holds doctorate degrees in both Medical Biophysics and Psychology. During his thirty year study of stress and trauma, Dr. Levine has contributed to a variety of scientific, medical, and popular publications. His book, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma is in its fifth printing and receiving wide international attention. Peter was a consultant for NASA during the development of the Space Shuttle, and has taught at hospitals and pain clinics in both Europe and the U.S., as well as at the Hopi Guidance Center in Arizona. He lives near Lyons, Colorado, on the banks of the St. Vrain River.
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