Book Reviews: The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory and The Body Remember, Vol. 2.

The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

by Stephen Porges (Norton, 2017)

The Body Remembers, Volume Two: Revolutionizing Trauma Treatment

by Babette Rothschild (Norton, 2017)

I have been enjoying these latest new resources for understanding the autonomic nervous system (ANS), and I am inspired to create a plea to the experts to tweak the message. In my view, the issues are:

  • Whether the “social engagement system,” … more

  • Book Review: Break the Code of Your Illness


    Break the Code of Your Illness: The Link Between Emotional Distress and Health Disorders
    Isabelle Benarous
    Bioreprogramming Press, 2010. 91 pages.

    For health care professionals of any modality, this remarkable book explores the connections between mind and body, at a profound level. My only regret is that I did not discover it sooner! … more