With recent research on neuroscience and stress, more and more professionals are coming to realize that importance of a healthy functioning nervous system, something yogis have known for years. Mindfulness and somatic based approaches focus on the nervous system, and are proven techniques in trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, and stress relief.

For more information about neuroscience and trauma research, the following books are helpful,and guide Erin's therapeutic practice:

Trauma and Neuroscience

Bessel Van der Kolk, (2014).  The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma 

Peter Levine (2010).  In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

Stephen Porges (2011). The Polyvagel Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation

For more general information on trauma and PTSD, please visit:

http://www.nctsn.org/resources

http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

http://www.traumacenter.org/resources/tc_resources.php

http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/

For information on EMDR therapy, please visit:

www.emdria.org

For information on Synergetic Play Therapy, please visit:
www.synergeticplaytherapy.com