Resources

Hand-picked resources by me for your education and healing. You don’t have to just take it from me. This is a powerful line-up of some of the best of the best with many more letters behind their name than me. They will help teach you about the neuroplasticity of the brain and the emotional connection of the brain and body and so much more!

Videos, Podcasts, & Books

Teaching People About Pain

Learn more about how pain works and the nerve alarm system from Adriaan Louw.

What Everyone with Chronic Pain Should Know About CBT with Dr. Rachel Zoffness

Dr. Rachel Zoffness is on a mission to make it more accessible, cost-effective, and widely used. In this episode, Dr. Zoffness breaks CBT down into simple terms, providing actionable strategies that people in pain can use at home right now.

The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

Trauma is a fact of life. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust.

Beyond The Self By Mario C. Salvador

Throughout the book the author explains both, the process of constructing the ideas of the self and the way to heal the wounds attached to our sense of self, to clarify the vision of our genuine identity accurately and more intrinsically, and to reach a core self. From this point, we can manage our existence and see our experiences as the water that reflects our essential nature, and also employ the device of the self as a useful tool to direct our lives.

What The Latest Study on Chronic Back Pain Means For You

What’s more effective at treating chronic back pain: the usual standard of care, a placebo, or psychotherapy? That’s the question Yoni Ashar, PhD, sought to answer in his latest randomized clinical trial. Join us as Dr. Ashar talks through the results of his study and breaks down what it all means for people in pain.

What is Pain Neuroscience Education?

Can the simple act of learning about pain actually help you to heal it? The short answer is 'yes.' In this episode, one of the world’s leading experts in Pain Neuroscience Education (PNE), Dr. Adriaan Louw, joins us to explain how and why.

Your Achilles Eel by Mike Bundrant

Your Achilles Eel is a self-help book with one purpose. Like a good engineer, it defines the core problem well before attempting to solve it. If you wonder what causes self-defeating behavior, this book will tell you. When you understand, solutions present themselves. Don’t expect magic. Expect an aha-moment that reveals a clear path forward.