Trauma is the effect left within us by our experience….

Dr Robert Scaer…

“In Western medicine we incorrectly categorize trauma by the events that happen
when, in fact, it is the effect left within us by our experience. “

As he introduces himself here, “humble country traumatologist from Colorado” who, growing increasingly frustrated that the ten thousand or so patients for whom all his knowledge and skills didn’t “work” – people who had been in low speed car collisions, struggling with what he came to name “whiplash syndrome” –   started to look beyond his medical training and elsewhere – to the work of Peter Levine.

The he began to understand…

His book “The Trauma Spectrum” is one of a handful that I could feel myself healing as I read it.

This is a pretty good intro….



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