A resource and portal for exploring affect regulation theory and its clinical applications.

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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Is Trauma?
    Trauma and Dissociation
    Statistics and common experience tell us that exposure to trauma is common to human beings. , to greater and lesser extents. But what is it that is being measured and experienced? ...
  • Resonance and Synchrony
    The Two Moons of Attunement
    A decade of research focused on the neurobiology of attachment clearly shows that primary caregivers regulate their children’s affect, which in turn connects and organizes the ...
  • Exploring the Prenatal Origins of Our Core Beliefs and Behaviors
    Our biological parents’ experiences before we were conceived, and during our gestation in our mothers’ wombs, shaped the quality of the environment in which we developed.  These ...

Editor’s Pick

New blog posts by Terry Marks-Tarlow, Eileen Russell, Elizabeth Howell, and Ruth Newton
New in our free (really!) reference library: Janina Fisher's "The Work of Stabilization in Trauma Treatment" PLUS Free CEs for "Affect Regulation Theory: A Clinical Model" by Daniel Hill


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