Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity To Transform Overwhelming Experiences

byPeter A. LevineContribution byAnn Frederick

July 7, 1997|
Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity To Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine
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Nature''s Lessons in Healing Trauma...

Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing question: why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.

Waking the Tiger normalizes the symptoms of trauma and the steps needed to heal them. People are often traumatized by seemingly ordinary experiences. The reader is taken on a guided tour of the subtle, yet powerful impulses that govern our responses to overwhelming life events. To do this, it employs a series of exercises that help us focus on bodily sensations. Through heightened awareness of these sensations trauma can be healed.

Peter Levine, Ph.D. is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the Director of the Foundation for Human Enrichment. He holds doctorate degrees in both Medical Biophysics and Psychology. During his thirty year study of stress and trauma, Dr. Levine has contributed to a variety of scientific, medical, and popular p...
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Title:Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity To Transform Overwhelming Experiences
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 in
Published:July 7, 1997
Publisher:North Atlantic Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781556432330

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