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    DescriptionIn this book, Peter Levine challenges conventional wisdom by suggesting that many of our most important communications occur in the body's 'unspoken voice'. By deciphering and making sense of this nonverbal world, he says, anyone can rebound from even a devastating trauma.


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    Title
    In an Unspoken Voice
    Subtitle
    How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter A. Levine
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 376
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 612 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781556439438
    ISBN 10: 1556439431
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.9
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 590
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    BISAC V2.8: PSY036000
    DC22: 158.1
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Libri: I-OP
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    B&T Approval Code: A66260000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.85/21, 616.8521
    B&T Approval Code: A11364600
    BISAC V2.8: OCC019000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: OCC011000
    LC classification: RC552.T7 L483 2010
    Thema V1.0: VXH, VXA
    Illustrations note
    6 Black and White Illustrations and Photographs
    Publisher
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    16 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Berkeley, CA
    Author Information
    Peter A. Levine, PhD, holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. The developer of Somatic Experiencing(R), a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, he conducts trainings in this work throughout the world and in various indigenous cultures. Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA on the development of the space shuttle project and was a member of the Institute of World Affairs Task Force of Psychologists for Social Responsibility in developing responses to large-scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. Levine's international best seller, "Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, " has been translated into twenty-two languages. His recent interests include the prevention of trauma in children, and he has co-written two books, with Maggie Kline, in this area: "Trauma Through a Child's Eyes" and "Trauma-Proofing Your Kids. "Levine's original contribution to the field of Body-Psychotherapy was honored in 2010 when he received the Life Time Achievement award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP). For further information on Dr. Levine's trainings, projects and literature, visit www.traumahealing.com and www.somaticexperiencing.com.
    Review quote
    ""In An Unspoken Voice" uses the author's experiences as a clinician and a student of comparative brain research to explore the nature and impact of trauma on the body and brain... Case study examples blend biology and body-oriented psychotherapy in a fine collection of insights highly recommended for college-level psychotherapy holdings." "--Midwest Book Review" "In this masterpiece Peter Levine has captured the essence of trauma as residing in the 'unspoken voice' of our bodies. Combining a thorough study of animal ethology, brain research, and indigenous healing rituals with vast clinical knowledge, Levine provides a marvelous and original perspective on how trauma results in injuries that can be transformed and healed by attention to the natural healing powers of that reside deep within every human being." --Bessel van der Kolk, MD, medical director and founder of the Trauma Center at Justice Ressource Institute, director of the National Complex Trauma Treatment Network, and professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine "With this book Peter Levine secures his position in the forefront of trauma healing, as theorist, practitioner, and teacher. All of us in the therapeutic community--physicians, psychologists, therapists, aspiring healers, interested laypeople--are ever so much richer for this summation of what he himself has learned." --Gabor Mate, MD, author of "In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction " "Peter Levine's work is visionary common sense, pure and simple." --Laura Huxley, lifetime partner and collaborator of Aldous Huxley "Peter Levine's first book, "Waking the Tiger, "changed the world of trauma treatment: somatic therapy, specifically Somatic Experiencing(R), the name of the specific approach he developed, no longer alternative fringe practice, became a major player in the world of the mainstream psychotherapies. Like an anthropologist acquainting us with a different-