1. After watching Bessel Van Der Kolk’s video please respond to the following;

1. After watching Bessel Van Der Kolk’s video please respond to the following; what do you think Bessel, the author of your text mean by “society wants to forget about trauma”?, why do think Bessel titles his book “The Body Keeps the Score”?, and lastly, Bessel states that the majority of individuals who have experienced trauma use drug/alcohol as a way to manage the effects of trauma, this of course is maladaptive, how do think movement therapies such as Qigong, Yoga, Dance may help these individuals?
2. Describe a situation you witnessed or experienced personally or professionally that resulted in a traumatic episode. Assess what you believe the social, psychological or spiritual effects were/are on yourself or others.
3. Childhood trauma is referred to in our text as a “hidden epidemic”, what does this mean to you?
4. What touched you the most in the videos presented? Please share.



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