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  • Welcome to CSAR
    Welcome to CSAR — an educational resource for clinicians interested in learning and deepening their understanding of affect regulation theory and its applications.  Along with ...
  • “Trauma-Worlds”
    Life In a Reality Shaped by Fearfulness, Disconnection, and Shame
    If our childhood is emotionally wounding, survival systems are activated in both our minds and bodies. As a result, we live our lives from inside a reality which is different to ...
  • Engaging Parts: Getting Unstuck
    This blog entry is a companion piece to my prior CSAR post entitled “Engaging Parts: Vertigo Gets Grounded”, which can be accessed for a more detailed introduction to the Internal ...
  • The Power of Preying
    Why Men Target Women in the Workplace
    The recent firestorm of allegations made by several female actors of unwanted sexual advances and rape seems to have exposed yet another powerful man, Harvey Weinstein, as a ...
  • What Is Freedom?
    As often happens via social media, a stimulating quote by Buddhist teacher Ken McLeod found its way into my email box: “What is freedom? It is the moment-by-moment experience of ...
  • The Process of Resilience
    Part 1: Being on Behalf of the Self
    There is too much to say about resilience in the context of affect regulation than our space here allows. So I decided to break this subject down into two installments. In this ...

Editor’s Pick

New blog posts by Nancy Bravman, Daniela Sieff, Alexandra Katehakis, and Terry Marks-Tarlow
New in our free (really!) reference library: A video lecture by Stephen Porges: "The Origins of Compassion: A Phylogenetic Perspective"


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