The Body Keeps the Score: Prologue and Chapter 1

This post is part of an ongoing series about our lab’s fall book club. We’re reading The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk. We hope you can join us at our next meeting or share your thoughts in the comments below. Prologue: Facing Trauma In the prologue to The Body Keeps the …

How to Lead a Nonfiction Book Club Discussion

As the lab prepares to start our fall book club, we’re thinking about how we can lead fun and enriching discussions every week. Sometimes group members arrive at a book club meeting with plenty of their own questions and reactions to the selected reading, and at these times the job of the moderator is simply …

Fall Book Club: The Body Keeps the Score

This semester the Tarlow Lab will be hosting a weekly book club open to all Hampton University students. We hope you can join us as we read and discuss The Body Keeps the Score by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk. The Body Keeps the Score (Amazon link) has been widely described as a “masterpiece” and …