Trauma vs Individualism | Dr Bessel van der Kolk



Bessel van der Kolk is a one of the world’s foremost experts on traumatic stress – his global bestseller The Body Keeps The Score showed us that the terror and isolation at the core of trauma literally reshape both brain and body, and demonstrated a new approach to recovery, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies to heal mind, brain and body.

In this exclusive conversation with psychotherapist and author of The Invisible Lion, Benjamin Fry, Bessel fuses insights from the cutting-edge of neuroscience with the weight of decades of experience as an active therapist, and discusses how both adults and children can reclaim ownership of their bodies and their lives.

In PART 3 of his How To Academy event, Bessel answers questions from the livestream audience – which include discussion of everything from capitalism, JK Rowling and Isaac Newton, to the relationship between creativity and trauma and the way our bodies keep the score.

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This livestream was held in collaboration with MindHealth360

Source: Youtube