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Polyvagal Theory in Therapy / Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory Two-Book Set

27 November 2018

Deb Dana (Author), Stephen W. Porges (Author)


Collections of new developments bringing the Polyvagal Theory into practice.

This product includes Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory, edited by Stephen W. Porges and Deb Dana, and The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy by Deb Dana. 

In Clinical Application of the Polyvagal Theory, innovative clinicians share their experiences integrating Polyvagal Theory into their treatment models. Chapters on a range of topics from compassionate medical care to optimized therapeutic relationships to clinician's experiences as parents extract from the theory the powerful influence and importance of cases and feelings of safety in the clinical setting. Through the insights of innovative and benevolent clinicians, whose treatment models are Polyvagal informed, this book provides an accessible way for clinicians to embrace this groundbreaking theory in their own work.

Polyvagal Theory in Therapy offers therapists an integrated approach to adding a polyvagal foundation to their work with clients. With clear explanations of the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory, this complex theory is translated into clinician and client-friendly language. Using a unique autonomic mapping process along with worksheets designed to effectively track autonomic response patterns, this book presents practical ways to work with clients' experiences of connection. Through exercises that have been specifically created to engage the regulating capacities of the ventral vagal system, therapists are given tools to help clients reshape their autonomic nervous systems. The book is essential reading for therapists who work with trauma and those who seek an easy and accessible way of understanding the significance that Polyvagal Theory has to clinical work.

The books are packaged as a shrink-wrapped set.

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163 x 244 mm • pages


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