Victims of Cruelty: Somatic Psychotherapy In The Treatment Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by Maryanna EckbergVictims of Cruelty: Somatic Psychotherapy In The Treatment Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by Maryanna Eckberg

Victims of Cruelty: Somatic Psychotherapy In The Treatment Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

byMaryanna EckbergForeword byPeter A. Levine

Paperback | November 22, 2000

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In Victims of Cruelty, Maryanna Eckberg incorporates work with Vietnam veterans (the first to be diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder) and the Chowchilla kidnapping victims. This personal testimony of how people can heal after trauma is also a professional book describing the effects of personal and political repression and how we can liberate our bodies and minds from terror.
Maryanna Eckberg devoted her career to helping trauma victims and the victims of political torture. She worked for many years in El Salvador with the Commission on Human Rights, and at the Universidad Jose Simeon Canas. Her work during the last years of her life focused on publishing and speaking on somatic and verbal interventions in ...
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Title:Victims of Cruelty: Somatic Psychotherapy In The Treatment Of Posttraumatic Stress DisorderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:November 22, 2000Publisher:North Atlantic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1556433530

ISBN - 13:9781556433535

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"Dr. Eckberg stresses bodywork and verbal therapy. Her work points to the need to choose from a growing repertoire of possibilities addressing traumatic shock today."—Michael Eigen, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology"Maryanna Eckberg reached with simplicity and effectiveness to the core of every wound. In her work in Spain beginning in 1981, many of us received her healing energy. Some of us have followed her in the psychotherapeutic method linking body and psyche. Psychotherapy showed up living in Maryanna—she was a great master."—Jesus Landa, psychologist and psychotherapist, Madrid