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Bessel van der Kolk

Bessel van der Kolk

Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD,
is a clinician, researcher, and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles and is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center at JRI in Brookline, Mass. Dr. van der Kolk is past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and author of The Body Keeps the Score.

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