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Healing Developmental Trauma Audiobook

Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship

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Publisher's Summary

Explaining that an impaired capacity for connection to self and to others underlies most psychological and many physiological problems, clinicians Laurence Heller, PhD, and Aline LaPierre, PsyD, introduce the NeuroAffective Relational Model™ (NARM), a unified approach to developmental, attachment, and shock trauma that emphasizes working in the present moment. NARM is a somatically based psychotherapy that helps bring into awareness the parts of self that are disorganized and dysfunctional, without making the regressed, dysfunctional elements the primary theme of the therapy. It emphasizes a person's strengths, capacities, resources, and resiliency, and is a powerful tool for working with both nervous system regulation and distortions of identity such as low self-esteem, shame, and chronic self-judgment.

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©2012 Laurence Heller, PhD, and Aline LaPierre, PsyD (P)2015 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Healing Developmental Trauma presents a comprehensive exploration of our deepest human urge." (Peter A Levine, PhD, author of In an Unspoken Voice)

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  • Amazon Customer
    san francisco, ca
    7/11/15
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    "very good"

    super helpful, feel like I went to a great training. great therapeutic tools, really great framework...working with what is, remaining present in here and now, focusing on pacing, honoring defense strategies and reflecting positive changes encouraging more of what we want to see

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Diana
    11/01/16
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    "A must for therapists!"

    Very good explanations and examples of characteristics of attachment failures. A must listen for therapists.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • peggy Hoag
    1/07/15
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    "Excellent insight into the self-conscious and damaged individuals"

    This audiobook was an enlightening experience into unexplainable behavioral patterns affecting all areas of my life.

    14 of 17 people found this review helpful
  • T. D. Howell
    16/02/16
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    "growing beyond SE"

    this book is a step beyond se. It enabled me to grow as a therapist.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • amber
    15/09/15
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    "written like a textbook. read with no personality"

    awful book to turn into an audiobook. huge waste of money. You can't even tell when the guy is reading headers or charts or what the heck is going on. it's word salad.

    11 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Carol Santos
    4/12/16
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    "Mind, body, brain integration a true recovery"

    This book is a must read for those who grapple to understand pain of childhood abuse

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Morganne
    10/10/16
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    "Audiobook is not the best format for this"

    I'm sure it's a great text, just not a fabulous audio book. The acronyms got redundant and made it quite challenging to stay focused on the material. I look forward to finding a hard copy of the book, but couldn't even make it past the first half listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    20/09/16
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    "Thank goodness this is finished!"

    First 5 or so chapters informative, then it got tedious. Narrator put me to sleep.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Nicole Garrett
    14/09/16
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    "Very informative"

    Somatic mindfulness has been missing from traditional psychotherapy. This gives clinical credibility to body based healing and eastern philosophical modalities.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Benjamin Davidson
    Santa Clara, CA United States
    20/08/16
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    "Good detailed material"

    Most useful for someone interested in or using NARM Therapy in their practice. More theoretical in some places explaining the therapeutic process than I could easily follow and grasp without a broader understanding of the categories and types presented. Some real jewels about physiology and physical effects of developmental trauma on the body and person. Good but requires work.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Zoe
    8/07/15
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    "Applicable"

    Thorough and available information, the study and cases are in type. Work that was well referenced and suitably aimed at higher educated readers but not restricted to professions in psychology.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • DeCatalyst
    5/11/16
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    "Useful and informative, but heavy going at times."

    I found the developmental information very helpful and informative, in terms of thinking about how attachment styles develop and how people develop their presentation, communication and coping styles.
    I especially found it interesting and enlightening to learn about addressing trauma not only from the cognitive but also in the body and the nervous system, where the "bottom up" is addressed and not just "top down".
    However, it was heavy going a lot of the time and the narration felt monotonous and not very engaging.
    It took a lot of discipline to listen to, and probably a lot of drifting off occurred.
    I think this audiobook is probably more useful to academics who have a specific interest in this area, maybe from a clinical practice or medical perspective.
    I'm not sure whether it suits those who are just looking for accessible information about trauma in general and how to/they can address it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cat
    27/09/16
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    "Resonated deeply, poignant find"

    What a relief to find this book. For years I've put together scraps of it and finally this puts it all together and explains it all, taking it seriously and validating everything I have already figured out. Definitely going down as one of my most poignant finds!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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