Unbroken: The Trauma Response Is Never Wrong: And Other Things You Need to Know to Take Back Your Life

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About the Author

MaryCatherine McDonald, PhD, is a research professor and life coach who specializes in the psychology and philosophy of trauma. She has been researching, lecturing, and publishing on the neuroscience, psychology, and lived experience of trauma since the beginning of her PhD in 2009. She's published two academic books and many research papers, and she is the creator of a trauma-based curriculum designed to serve previously incarcerated folks and veterans.

For more, visit alchemycoaching.life.

"Equal parts memoir, client stories, and neuroscience, Unbroken: The Trauma Response Is Never Wrong will radically reframe everything you've ever thought about trauma and how to heal from it. No more feelings of shame. Just newfound empowerment." --Mark Epstein, MD, author of Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart and The Zen of Therapy

"We all experience trauma. And it leaves scars for most of us. We can learn to better handle it using Dr. MaryCatherine McDonald's fresh, positive, and scientifically rigorous approach. Her toolbox full of practical, down-to-earth advice and methods enables us to lift the burdens of shame, guilt, and fear that we all shoulder when we suffer from trauma. Unbroken is essential to showing us how we can become empowered, moving beyond the trauma in our past." --Allan Hamilton, MD, author of The Scalpel and the Soul and the forthcoming Cerebral Entanglements

"I call MaryCatherine the Brené Brown of trauma. She normalizes trauma and helps us get rid of shame so that we can accept our stories fully and embrace our humanness--something that we need now in the world more than ever." --John Kim, aka The Angry Therapist

"Unbroken is a fascinating new book from an emerging philosophical talent." --Simon Critchley, former New York Times editor of The Stone column