FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2011
Bestselling Author Peter Levine to Lecture on New Book: In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
September 23, 2011 (Wickenburg, Arizona)- Bestselling author Peter Levine will lecture on his new book In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness this Friday, September 23. He will be joined by special guest, Bessel van der Kolk, MD, Senior Fellow of The Meadows and clinical psychiatrist whose work integrates mind, brain and body in the understanding and treatment of trauma. Over 10 organizations will grant continuing education credits for this session, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness is the culmination of Levine's lifelong investigation into the connection between evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and animal behavior.
This presentation will teach participants:
- To recognize the biological and naturalistic roots of trauma and their implications for treatment.
- To explain how sensate awareness is an important vehicle for regulating high arousal states and intense emotions in transforming trauma.
- To describe the relationship between developmental issues, unresolved trauma and addictive processes.
Peter A. Levine, PhD, Clinical Consultant for The Meadows, has over 40 years experience in trauma treatment and holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped over 20,000 patients in one of their four centers or in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is JCAHO accredited.
Contact: Patty Evans; Telephone 317-344-2922 or firstname.lastname@example.org