Stephen Porges explains how you can help traumatized people understand and respect their body’s response to trauma
Chapter 17 in Bateman & Fonagy’s (2012) “Handbook of Mentalizing in Mental Health Practice” is about mentalization-based treatment of abuse. A mustread if you work with abuse and mentalization as all the main models in relation to the target group are considered.
F. Harlow’s classic experiment with rhesus monkeys dealing with the importance of early contact with the mother.
In this podcast Dan Siegel tells about interpersonal neurobiology. What is a “mind” and what happens between minds?
Siegel explains why it is important to have relationships and what it takes to maintain rewarding relationships, such as mental presence and the importance of being able to repair a relationship rupture.
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