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The Gift of Fear

In the book The Gift of Fear, author Gavin De Becker explains his counterintuitive title. He describes how we register a sense of fear intuitively in a situation that presents a potential danger. Too often people discount this feeling by telling themselves that everything is OK when it isn’t. The book offers sad examples of […]

By |May 17th, 2019|Violence|0 Comments

The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory

Stephen Porges 2017 book The Pocket Guide to The Polyvagal Theory is much more readable than his comprehensive 2011 book The Polyvagal Theory. This new book is intended to offer the concepts in the earlier book to a wider audience. The concepts are particularly relevant to those clinicians involved in treating people who have suffered […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments