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101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward by Linda Curran,

Trauma & the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy by Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton, Clare Pain, Daniel J. Siegel, Bessel van der Kolk

Psychological Trauma & the Brain: Interview w/ Kim Shilson. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to reorganize itself through new connections & brain growth. Awareness of this potential provides a sense of hope to individuals suffering from post-traumatic sequelae as well as their treatment providers. Treatment that considers the brain’s neuroplasticity can, in a sense, reverse the effects of trauma. A great book on neuroplasticity is: The Brain That Changes Itself, by Norman…

Trauma Tree - this is a good graphic of how symptoms can grow from trauma and ignoring the issues. With good therapy, coping skills and support these symptoms can be more controllable

Janina Fisher, PhD :: Resources - trauma memories as stored in the brain. We remember trauma in our body & with emotional reactions.

Great Book for Child Psychotherapists: Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents by Judith Cohen, Anthony Mannarino & Esther Deblinger. An excellent publication for treating trauma in children and adolescents using the trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) model.

The Therapist’s Workbook: Self-Assessment, Self-Care Where has this been all my life?!?