Bessel van der Kolk is medical director of the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline, Massachusetts. He’s also professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School. His books include "Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on the Mind, Body and Society" and "The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma." This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma." Find more at onbeing.org.
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