Can a whole community heal its collective traumas?
Recently, we heard a provocative presentation about trauma by psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk in front of about 500 people in the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA. He has researched and pioneered various integrative methods for helping individuals to heal from trauma. In particular he values the use of neurofeedback. Although inexpensive and effective, this still seems likes an underused option, both for trauma as well as other mental health challenges such as attenti