About the Trauma Center

Our Mission

The mission of the Trauma Center is to help individuals, families and communities that have been impacted by trauma and adversity to re-establish a sense of safety and predictability in the world, and to provide them with state-of-the-art therapeutic care as they reclaim, rebuild, and renew their lives.

Through our integrative engagement in clinical service, research, and training, our mission is to ensure that everyone impacted by complex trauma has the chance to thrive.

The core of our work is our longstanding leadership in the development, adaptation, careful evaluation and advancement of innovative and proven approaches to trauma recovery and personal growth for children and adults. We strive to have the broadest reach, from serving individuals in our local communities to providing training and consultation on a national and international level to multidisciplinary providers, to worldwide dissemination of research publications and clinical resources.

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26th Annual International Trauma Conference, Boston MA, May 27-30, 2015

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4th Annual Summer Training Institute, Cape Cod MA, July 20-24, 2015

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Join us in Establishing an Endowed Research Directorship: The van der Kolk Chair

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Join our Challenge Match - Child Neurofeedback Study

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for 2015-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships at MBHC

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NOW RECRUITING: DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA DISORDER - PHASE III NATIONWIDE STUDY

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NOW RECRUITING: CHILD BIOFEEDBACK STUDY at the Trauma Center

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NOW RECRUITING: INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS (IFS) STUDY at the Trauma Center

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NEW BOOK by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk: THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: Order today!

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NEW BOOK by David Emerson: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy

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Books by Trauma Center Faculty and Colleagues available on Amazon.com

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