Newsletters

Welcome to the Trauma Research Foundation's weekly newsletter. Every Tuesday we will highlight interesting articles and blogs selected by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk & the TRF team.

October 20, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Scientists Unpack How the Brain Separates Present from Past Dangers—While Signaling Safety" and "Psilocybin for depression will be studied in a clinical trial at Karolinska Institutet - first time in Sweden"

Highlights
- Week 7: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "Activities for Soothing an Anxious Brain" with Dafna Lender
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Virtual Art Exhibition Contest

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October 13, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Want to Relax? Try Yoga" and "Nurture trumps nature in determining severity of PTSD symptoms"

Highlights
- Week 6: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "Healing a child's inner hurts" with Dafna Lender
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Trauma & Addiction Online Conference
- Virtual Art Exhibition Contest

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October 6, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "An 'Aw Walk' Might Do Wonders for Your Well-Being" and "Making Sense of Life in the Middle of the Storm"

Highlights
- Week 5: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "Becoming a playful parent, teacher and caregiver" with Dafna Lender
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Trauma & Addiction Online Conference
- Virtual Art Exhibition Contest

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September 29, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Who Will Benefit From Psychedelic Medicine?" and "Why schools — now more than ever — should let young kids learn through play (not worksheets)"

Highlights
- Week 4: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "Helping a child through a tantrum" with Dafna Lender
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Trauma & Addiction Online Conference

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September 22, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "How to Get Trauma Out of Your Body and Truly Heal"

Highlights
- Week 3: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "How to make a child really feel heard" with Dafna Lender
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- TRF's Quarterly Virtual Networking
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Trauma & Addiction Online Conference

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September 15, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Mask-wearing: A Moment to Calm the Nervous System Through Intentional Breathing by Linda Thai" and "We’re All Socially Awkward Now"

Highlights
- Week 2: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "Avoiding shame" with Dafna Lender
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- TRF's Quarterly Virtual Networking
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom
- Trauma & Addiction Online Conference

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September 8, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Working With Internalized Racism" and "Evolution of the Social Brain During Physical Distancing"

Highlights
- Week 1: Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development "When bad things happen" with Dafna Lender
- Experiencing The Body Keeps The Score Workshop - September 9 - 12
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- TRF's Quarterly Virtual Networking
- Prison Yoga Project Foundational Training with Josefin Wikstrom

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September 1, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Trauma linked to cognitive decline in adults" and "A Listening Curriculum: School Radically Re-imagined in the Time of COVID-19"

Highlights
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Week 8: A Moment for Yourself: "Actions of attachment in combination with the six movements of the spine" with Linda Thai
- Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development with Dafna Lender
- Experiencing The Body Keeps The Score Workshop - September 9 - 12
- TRF's Quarterly Virtual Networking

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August 25, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Social Inequalities Drive Increased Mental Distress Amid COVID-19 Pandemic" and "How Deforrest Brown, Jr. Centers the Black Body in Techno Music"

Highlights
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Certification in Neurofeedback
- Week 7: A Moment for Yourself: "Actions of Attachment" with Linda Thai
- Practical Connection: Nurturing Healthy Development with Dafna Lender
- Experiencing The Body Keeps The Score Workshop - September 9 - 12
- TRF's Quarterly Virtual Networking

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August 18, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Finding hope in the messiness of the coronavirus pandemic" and "Thinking Inside the Box: "16 Bars" Director Sam Bathrick on Producing in a Jail"

Highlights
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Certification in Neurofeedback
- TRF Bookclub: Q&A with authors Ed Tronick and Claudia Gold
- Week 6: A Moment for Yourself: "The truncated attachment cry" with Linda Thai
- Experiencing The Body Keeps The Score Workshop - September 9 - 12

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August 11, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "From LSD to Ecstasy, How Psychedelics Are Altering Therapy" and "Can Childhood Trauma Make the Body and Brain Age Faster?"

Highlights
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Certification in Neurofeedback
- TRF Bookclub
- Week 5: A Moment for Yourself with Linda Thai
- Experiencing The Body Keeps The Score Workshop - September 9 - 12

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August 4, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Imagination in the Time of Pandemic" and "The Shadows You Won’t Face."

Highlights
- Certification in Somatic Experiencing Training
- Certification in Neurofeedback
- TRF Bookclub
- Week 4: A Moment for Yourself with Linda Thai

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July 28th, 2020 Issue

Welcome to July 28th TRF Tuesday Newsletter. This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "5 Ways Racial Trauma Affects the Body" and "A Buddhist Teacher’s Meditations on Confronting White Supremacy".

Highlights
- Post Conference Q&A + Networking
- Barbara Love Special Workshop
- TRF Bookclub
- Week 3: A Moment for Yourself with Linda Thai

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July 21st, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development" and "Child Abuse and Psychosis: My Healing Journey".

Highlights
- Post Conference Q&A + Networking
- Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies
- Barbara Love Special Workshop
- TRF Bookclub
- The Holistic Life Foundation Newsletter
- Week 2: A Moment for Yourself with Linda Thai

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July 14th, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "What makes some people more resilient than others" and "Scientific Reason Yoga is Good for Your Mental Health."

Highlights
- Post Conference Q&A + Networking
- Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies
- Barbara Love Special Workshop
- Complimentary Q&A with Josefin Wikstrom
- Week 1: A Moment for Yourself with Linda Thai

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July 7th, 2020 Issue

This week we are sharing a space with you to collaborate on "The Moral Determinants of Health" and "How to Fix Child Poverty."

Highlights
- Post Conference Q&A + Networking
- Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies
- Barbara Love Special Workshop

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