This page provides links to excellent web pages with many excellent free resources - articles papers, papers, PDFs, and Videos. The pages are all especially relevant to trauma, neuroscience, therapeutic work and development. This page will be added to and evolving.
A vast amount of information and PDFs - on child development, neuroscience, trauma and recovery, play, and resilience, among many others.
John Whitwell has had the rare experience of being a leader of organizations in therapeutic residential and foster care. His website shares many great papers and articles, spanning over 5 decades. A great history of the pioneering therapeutic community, The Cotswold Community. This is especially relevant to me, as John gave me my first ‘proper’ job, back in 1985. I ended up staying for over 14 years!
Articles and papers, PDFs, and videos. On Therapeutic Interventions, Abuse & Neglect, Brain Development & Neuroscience, Child Development & Early Childhood, Trauma & PTSD, Violence & Public Health. Featuring Dr. Bruce Perry among others.
Many excellent resources on this site. Related to child development, trauma, and neurobiology. Great for work with children and families, in, communities, schools, foster care, and residential care.
PDFs of scientific papers on Trauma, information on research. Media articles, videos, interviews and conference talks. Quotes from, ‘The Body Keeps the Score’.
A trauma-informed focus with excellent free resources and worksheets. Links to websites, videos and podcasts, and organizations related to trauma, toxic stress, attachment, foster care, adoption, and parenting.
The findings from neuroscience research have been affirming of the central principles of psychotherapy, "It is even claimed that psychoanalysis (the original ‘talking cure’) is ‘a neuroplastic therapy (Doidge, 2007)’." (Kezelman and Stavropoulos, 2012, p.64).
This website provides a great introduction, with brief biographies of 50 key figures in the history of psychoanalysis. Also, many links, videos and audios.
Polyvagal theory articles, papers, PDFS, and videos.
Articles, videos and audios of interviews and talks. Blog PDFs. On mindfulness, parenting, child development, neuroscience, and well-being among others.
Articles, papers, and PDFs on child, personal and professional development. Grit Scale to test yourself. Playbooks for parents and teachers. Videos, Ted Talk and media articles.
A LinkedIn Discussion Group, created by Patrick Tomlinson in 2012, with over 2000 members from 70 countries. Useful resources and discussions.
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