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The 2014 Merle Jordan Conference - Dr. Bessel van der Kolk – Session 3

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The 2014 Merle Jordan Conference Terror, Trauma, and the Sacred: Psychological, Clinical, and Religious Perspectives Dr. Bessel van der Kolk – “The Body Keeps the Score: How Trauma Is Lodged in Embodied Experience” Dr. van der Kolk has been the Medical Director of The Trauma Center in Boston for the past 30 years and is past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Though he identifies himself primarily as a clinician, he has published well over 100 peer reviewed scientific articles on various aspects of trauma, including the use of yoga and neurofeedback in the treatment of PTSD. Sponsored by The Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute at Boston University June 20, 2014