Works Cited


  • Levin, S. S., Strand, G., & Ray, M. (2021). The Resilient Schools Project: A systems approach to building trauma-informed, resilience-focused schools. Albion, MI: Starr Commonwealth.


  • Melvyn C. Raider PhD , William Steele PsyD , Margaret Delillo-Storey LPC , Jacqueline Jacobs MED & Caelan Kuban MSW (2008) Structured Sensory Therapy (SITCAPART) for Traumatized Adjudicated Adolescents in Residential Treatment, Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 25:2, 167-185, DOI: 10.1080/08865710802310178


Books for Professionals

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
    • Citation: Van der Kolk, B. A. (2014). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. New York: Viking.
  • Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential – and Endangered by Bruce Perry and Maria Szalavitz
    • Citation: Szalavitz, M., & Perry, B. D. (2010). Born for love: Why empathy is essential– and endangered. New York: William Morrow.
  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, by Judith Herman, M.D.
    • Citation:  Herman, J. L. (2015). Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence; from domestic abuse to political terror.
  • Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy by Patricia Ogden
    • Citation: Ogden, P., Minton, K., & Pain, C. (2006). Trauma and the body: A sensorimotor approach to psychotherapy. New York: W.W. Norton.
  • Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the Effects of Stress and Trauma on Early Attachment by Alicia F. Lieberman and Patricia Van Horn
    • Citation: Lieberman, A. F., & Van Horn, P. (2008). Psychotherapy with infants and young children: Repairing the effects of stress and trauma on early attachment. Guilford Press.
  • Infants in the Child Welfare System: A Developmental Framework for Policy and Practice by Brenda Jones Harden
    • Citation: Harden, B. J., & Zero to Three (Organization). (2007). Infants in the child welfare system: A developmental framework for policy and practice. Washington, DC: Zero To Three.
  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, by Dan Siegel, M.D.
    • Citation: Siegel, D. J. (2013). Brainstorm. the power and purpose of the teenage brain. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.
  • Play-Based Interventions for Childhood Anxieties, Fears and Phobias, edited by Athena A. Drewes and Charles E. Schaefer
    • Citation: Drewes, A. A., & Schaefer, C. E. (2018). Play-based interventions for childhood anxieties, fears, and phobias. New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. with Ann Frederick
    • Citation: Levine, P. A., & Frederick, A. (1997). Waking the tiger: healing trauma: the innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • How You Are Is as Important as What You Do…in Making a Positive Difference for Infants, Toddlers and Their Families, by Jeree H. Pawl and Maria St. John
    • Citation: Pawl, J. H., & St John, M. (1998). How You Are Is as Important as What You Do…in Making a Positive Difference for Infants, Toddlers and Their Families. Zero to Three, 734 15th Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-1013


  • Over 50 Theraplay Activities for TeleHealth Creating Joyful Connection in Times of Social Distancing from The Theraplay® Institute
  • Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health (April 2018)
  • A Practical Guide to Reflective Supervision, Edited by Sherryl Scott Heller and Linda Gilkerson
    • Citation: Heller, S. S., & Gilkerson, L. (2009). A practical guide to reflective supervision. Washington, DC: Zero to Three.
  • Meditations of Virginia Satir: Peace Within, Peace Between, Peace Among, Edited by Anne Banmen and John Banmen
    • Citation: Satir, V., & Banmen, J. (2003). Meditations of Virginia Satir: peace within, peace between, peace among. Burien, WA: AVANTA The Virginia Satir Network.
  • EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children – Complex Trauma, Attachment, and Dissociation, by Ana M. Gomez, MC, LPC
    • Citation: Gomez, A. M. (2013). Emdr therapy and adjunct approaches with children: complex trauma, attachment, and dissociation. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
  • 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward, by Linda Curran
    • Citation: Curran, Bcpc, Lpc, Cacd, Ccdpd, Linda. (2015). 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward. Ashland: Pesi Publishing & Media LLC.
  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky and Connie Burk; Forward by Jon R. Conte, Ph.D.
    • Citation: Lipsky, L. van D., & Burk, C. (2009). Trauma stewardship: an everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
  • Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory, Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.; Forward by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
    • Citation: Levine, P. (2015). Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
  • Help for the Helper: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma  Self-Care Strategies for Managing Burnout and Stress, by Babette Rothschild and Marjorie L. Rand
    • Citation: Rothschild, B. (2006). Help for the helper: the psychophysiology of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma / Babette Rothschild with Marjorie L. Rand.
  • Benefits of Mindfulness

Journal Articles

Intergenerational transmission, infants and young children

  • Merrick, M. T., Ports, K. A., Ford, D. C., Afifi, T. O., Gershoff, E. T., & Grogan-Kaylor, A. (2017). Unpacking the impact of adverse childhood experiences on adult mental health. Child abuse & neglect69, 10–19.
  • Harden, B. J., Buhler, A., & Parra, L. J. (2016). Maltreatment in Infancy: A Developmental Perspective on Prevention and Intervention. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse17(4), 366–386.
  • Machtinger, E. L., Cuca, Y. P., Khanna, N., Rose, C. D., & Kimberg, L. S. (2015). From treatment to healing: the promise of trauma-informed primary care. Women’s Health Issues25(3), 193-197.
  • Fishbane, M. D. (2019). Healing Intergenerational Wounds: An Integrative Relational–Neurobiological Approach. Family Process58(4), 796–818.
  • Czamanski-Cohen J, Weihs KL. The Bodymind Model: A platform for studying the mechanisms of change induced by art therapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 2016 Sep;51:63-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.aip.2016.08.006.

Children and Adolescents and Mind/Body Approaches

  • Cicchetti, D., Weller, J. A., Leve, L. D., Kim, H. K., Bhimji, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2015). Plasticity of risky decision making among maltreated adolescents: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial. Development & Psychopathology27(2), 535–551.
  • Cross D, Fani N, Powers A, Bradley B. Neurobiological Development in the Context of Childhood Trauma. Clinical Psychology : a Publication of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association. 2017 Jun;24(2):111-124. DOI: 10.1111/cpsp.12198.
  • Fraser, K., MacKenzie, D., & Versnel, J. (2017). Complex Trauma in Children and Youth: A Scoping Review of Sensory-Based Interventions. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health33(3), 199–216.
  • Payne H, Brooks SD. Medically Unexplained Symptoms and Attachment Theory: The BodyMind Approach®. Frontiers in Psychology. 2019 ;10:1818. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01818.
  • Payne, P., Levine, P. A., & Crane-Godreau, M. A. (2015). Somatic experiencing: using interoception and proprioception as core elements of trauma therapy. Frontiers in psychology6, 93.
  • Rothschild, B. (2004). Applying the brakes. Psychotherapy Networker28(1).

Implications for the Helper

  • Winblad NE, Changaris M, Stein PK. Effect of Somatic Experiencing Resiliency-Based Trauma Treatment Training on Quality of Life and Psychological Health as Potential Markers of Resilience in Treating Professionals. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2018 ;12:70. DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00070.
  • Hernández, P., Engstrom, D., & Gangsei, D. (2010). Exploring the impact of trauma on therapists: Vicarious resilience and related concepts in training. Journal of Systemic Therapies29(1), 67-83.