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Research: Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2014)

TCTSY Website (further research can be found here):

David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper, Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body, 2011

David Emerson Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing the Body into Treatment, 2015

Trauma Theory

Judith Herman​ Trauma and Recovery,1992

Peter Levine & Somatic Experiencing (website:

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, 1997

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, 2010

Trauma and Memory, 2015

Pat Ogden Sensorimotor Psyhotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment, 2015

Bessel van der Kolk The Body Keeps the Score, 2014

Courtois/Ford (eds) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorder: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models, 2009

NICABM (National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioural Medicine)

Attachment Theory

 John Bowlby The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds, 1979

Laura Markham Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, 2012


Daniel Siegel Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, 2010

Norman Doidge

The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science, 2007

The Brain’s Way of Healing: Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries, 2015

Anatomy, Movement & Interoception

mindful movement podcast:

yoga anatomy blog:

body awareness blog:

Classical Yoga Philosophy

TKV Desikachar, The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice, 1995

Rod Stryker, The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom, 2011

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: Samadhi Pada, 2014

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, The Practice of the Yoga Sutra: Sadhana Pada, 2017

Eknath Easwaran (transl) The Upanishads, 1987

The Himalayan Institute website:

Mindfulness Practice

Thich Nhat Hanh,  Transformation and Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness, 2006

Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace is Every Step,1991

Jon Kabat-Zinn  Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness, 1990, 2013


Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, 2011

Christopher Germer, The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions, 2009

Laura Lipsky, Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, 2009

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