Dr Bessel van der Kolk’s 2014 treatise on the mind-body connection transformed the conversation about mental health. Here, Amelia Tait traces the book’s influence – and its still-growing online popularity.
Dr Bessel van der Kolk is one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress. He is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Boston, USA, and the director of the Complex Trauma Treatment Network. A past professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, Dr van der Kolk is the author of several scholarly books and over a hundred scientific articles.
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