Understanding Trauma and Dissociation: A Guide for Therapists, Patients and Loved Ones is a groundbreaking guide to unraveling the mysteries of trauma and dissociation and offering real hope for the chance to heal. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the debilitating physical and psychological effects of trauma. Written in clear and accessible language, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone who has experienced the aftereffects of trauma and for therapists who work with them. Dr. Karjala deftly navigates the reader through the complexities of dissociation, explaining the connections between trauma and its effects. She offers a common language for trauma survivors, their loved ones, and psychotherapists to better understand and communicate with each other about their experiences. Her innovative approach employing both conventional and mind-body techniques for trauma treatment makes this book a must-read for anyone interested in helping trauma survivors heal and recover.