Bessel van der Kolk on The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, discusses his pioneering research into traumatic stress and its impact on our brains and bodies.

Traumatized people experience incomprehensible anxiety, numbing and intolerable rage. Trauma affects their capacity to concentrate, to remember, to form trusting relationships, and even to feel at home in their own bodies.

And he explains promising treatments, including neurofeedback, psychedelic therapy, psychodrama … and dance.

This talk was presented by the Sydney Opera House

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