Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Bessel van der Kolk, MD, was the founder and medical director of the Trauma Research Foundation in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is also professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, and author of the #1 New York Times best-selling book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in The Healing of Trauma. BesselvanderKolk.com

Mental Health

How to Get Trauma Out of Your Body and Truly Heal

Trauma—from rape, abusive parents, combat an accident, etc.—harms your body and your brain. Here are four methods proven to help you heal.