Waking the Tiger

Healing Trauma

Recommended by Dr. Gabor Maté, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #5 in Trauma, Ranked #13 in Tigersee more rankings.

Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing question: why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.

Waking the Tiger normalizes the symptoms of trauma and the steps needed to heal them. People are often traumatized by seemingly ordinary experiences. The reader is taken on a...

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Dr. Gabor Maté [The author's] first book. And he’s written many wonderful books since then. (Source)

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