In An Unspoken Voice

In An Unspoken Voice

How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

Book - 2010
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**Unraveling Trauma in the Body, Brain and Mind--a Revolution in Treatment**

In this culmination of his life's work, Peter A. Levine draws on his broad experience as a clinician, a student of comparative brain research, a stress scientist and a keen observer of the naturalistic animal world to explain the nature and transformation of trauma in the body, brain and psyche. In an Unspoken Voice is based on the idea that trauma is neither a disease nor a disorder, but rather an injury caused by fright, helplessness and loss that can be healed by engaging our innate capacity to self-regulate high states of arousal and intense emotions. Enriched with a coherent theoretical framework and compelling case examples, the book elegantly blends the latest findings in biology, neuroscience and body-oriented psychotherapy to show that when we bring together animal instinct and reason, we can become more whole human beings.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781556439438
1556439431
Characteristics: xiv, 370 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm

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Chronitude
Jan 27, 2017

Interesting, insightful and very valuable information. At times gets too far into the weeds and the author takes unnecessary digs at Christians/Intelligent Design (it is possible to BOTH understand/accept his theory AND believe that there is an Intelligent Designer. In fact I would say that the latter directly impacted the former in a positive direction, for me at least). Regardless, it is worth the read.

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bunnypet
Jan 11, 2014

Hi Librarian
Could you please check the description of this book "In an Unspoken Voice",on the suggestion on the Home page. .The description does not fit the sub-title
Thanks
Mary Wheeler

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freedom2
Jan 10, 2014

This description doesn't seem right. The book is classified as non-fiction not a novel.

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