Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory

The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies

Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology


Stephen W. Porges (Author, Indiana University), Deborah A. Dana (Author)


How this theory is improving treatment and clinical practice across a range of settings.

This comprehensive edited collection brings together accomplished therapists, including those who work with children, EMDR, medical trauma, energy psychology, grief, and more. All offer clinical examples that show how the polyvagal theory provides a neurophysiological model to better understand clinical features and improve communication with clients.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • Forthcoming May 2018
  • ISBN 978-1-324-00050-1
  • 6.1 × 9.3 in / 352 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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