Trauma Through a Child's Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing

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North Atlantic Books, 18 mei 2010 - 536 pagina's
What parents, educators, and health professionals can do to recognize, prevent, and heal childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence—by the author of Waking the Tiger

Trauma can result not only from catastrophic events such as abuse, violence, or loss of loved ones, but from natural disasters and everyday incidents like auto accidents, medical procedures, divorce, or even falling off a bicycle. At the core of this book is the understanding of how trauma is imprinted on the body, brain, and spirit—often resulting in anxiety, nightmares, depression, physical illnesses, addictions, hyperactivity, and aggression.

Rich with case studies and hands-on activities, Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes gives insight into children’s innate ability to rebound with the appropriate support, and provides their caregivers with tools to overcome and prevent trauma.


Trauma Through A Child’s Eyes . . . creates its own mold in a way that everyone concerned with the health and happiness of children will be grateful for.” —Gabor Matť, MD, author of Hold On to Your Kids
 

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What Brain
9
Traumas ScopeSources Ranging from
17
Signs and Symptoms of Trauma in Children
39
GENERAL GUIDE FOR PREVENTING CHILDHOOD
81
Tending to Emotional Needs by Following
115
Conclusion
131
WORKBOOK FOR COMMONLY OCCURRING
157
Prevention Tools for Parents and Health
183
TOWARD A HUMANISTIC VIEW OF TRAUMA
271
Removing the Barriers to Learning
323
Responding to Natural and ManMade
413
Transforming Medical Care for the Future
441
A Quick Reference
461
Bibliography
483
Index
495
About the Authors
507

Divorce Death and Separation
203
Preventing and Healing the Sacred Wound
239

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Over de auteur (2010)

Dr. Peter A. Levine, author of the best-selling Waking the Tiger and of Healing Trauma, has a background in medical biophysics, stress, and psychology. He developed Somatic Experiencingģ, and serves as a consultant to the Meadows, a leading residential addiction recovery center. He lives on the banks of the St. Vrain River in the Rocky Mountains.

Maggie Kline, MS, MFT, has more than thirty years of experience as a teacher, family and child therapist, school psychologist, and parent. She is a senior faculty member for Dr. Levine’s Professional Training Program and resides by the sea in southern California with her therapy dog, Beijo.

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