The Body Remembers: Volume 2

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Babette Rothschild
Publication date: 20 June
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Pages: 224

The Body Remembers, Volume 2 continues the discussion begun with the publication of the best-selling The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. This book is grounded in the belief that the most important goal for any trauma treatment is to improve the quality of life of the client. Therefore, the first prerequisite is that the client be reliably stable and feel safe in his or her daily life as well as the therapy situation.

To accomplish this, Rothschild empowers both therapists and clients by expanding trauma treatment options. For clients who prefer not to review memories, or are unable to do so safely, new and expanded strategies and principles for trauma recovery are presented. And for those who wish to avail themselves of more typical trauma memory work, tools to make trauma memory resolution even safer are included.