Resources for understanding and treating trauma

The listings on this page will help you understand more about how trauma impacts individuals, communities and whole populations, and ways to move toward healing. There are resources on:

Understanding trauma and the links to violence
Tools for healing: releasing trauma from the body and finding meaning
Tools for healing: dignity, justice and addressing conflict to build peace
Secondary trauma: caring for yourself when you work with trauma

Understanding trauma and the links to violence

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel van der Kolk MD

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel van der Kolk MD

Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics, Edited by Rolf J. Kleber, Charles R. Figley and Berthold P.R. Gersons

Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics, Edited by Rolf J. Kleber, Charles R. Figley and Berthold P.R. Gersons


Tools for healing: releasing trauma from the body and finding meaning

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, by Peter A Levine and Gabor Mate

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, by Peter A Levine and Gabor Mate

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body, by David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper and Bessel van der Kolk

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body, by David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper and Bessel van der Kolk

The EFT Manual, by Dawson Church

The EFT Manual, by Dawson Church

Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl

Man's Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl


Tools for healing: dignity, justice and addressing conflict to build peace


Secondary trauma: caring for yourself when you work with trauma

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