Category Archives: reviews of books

Stuck in Time

Let me take you through some of what I go through many mornings. Upon waking, I realize I am breathing shallowly. My teeth are locked in a grip; shoulders and neck are locked, too. The back of my neck is numb, the muscles extending from shoulder to skull heavy and thick. When I move, pain…

My True Nature Breaks Through!

My last post contained a rather lengthy quote from Dr. Louis Tinnin and Dr. Linda Gantt’s new book The Instinctual Trauma Response & Dual-Brain Dynamics. I wanted to give you a flavor of their writing and to let them introduce their thesis, unblurred by my analysis or interpretation. I hope that you took the challenge…

A Must-Read Book for All Early Trauma Survivors!

I’ve just discovered my new bible–the book that explains me to me perfectly. Louis Tinnin, MD and Linda Gantt, PhD’s The Instinctual Trauma Response & Dual Brain Dynamics: A Guide for Trauma Therapy is THE book to read if you want to understand all types of early trauma: invasive medical procedures and infant surgery without anesthesia, sexual…