Evolution of Psychotherapy | Evolution of Psychotherapy 2009
Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Original Program Date :
Dec 13, 2009
The study of psychological trauma has been accompanied by an explosion of knowledge about how experience shapes the central nervous system and the formation of the self. The study of trauma has probably been the single most fertile area in developing a deeper understanding of the relationship among the emotional, cognitive, social, and biological forces that shape human development.
To describe the differences between how ordinary memories are stored contrasted with the memory processing of traumatic experiences.
To describe two new approaches in the treatment of trauma.
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