Learn from Dr Dave and Guests!

This course with Dr. Dave features 3 experts on trauma including Bessel van der Kolk.

About This Course

In this course Dr Dave talks to 3 leading experts about different aspects of trauma. Drawing on his extensive library of interviews Dr. Dave has put together this collection of discussions for you to gain a better understanding of the effects and treatments for PTSD.

  • Certificate of completion for 1.5 hours

  • Interview with Bessel van der Kolk

  • Interview with Shaili Jain

  • Interview with Dan Brown

  • Short quiz for each section

Course curriculum

  • 1

    PTSD with Dr Dave and Dr Bessel van der Kolk

    • Introduction

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in The Healing of Trauma with Bessel van der Kolk

    • Transcript of the Bessel van der Kolk interview

  • 2

    Dr Shaili Jain and The Unspeakable Mind

    • Introduction to Dr Jain

    • Dr Shaili Jain Interview

    • Transcript from the Shaili Jain interview

  • 3

    Dan Brown, attachment and trauma

    • Introduction to Dan Brown

    • Conversation with Dr Dan Brown

Watch Intro Video

Introduction to Dr Dave's Series


Senior Instructor

David Van Nuys

Podcast host “Dr. Dave” is also known as David Van Nuys, Ph.D. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Sonoma State University and served as that department’s Chair for seven years. The department has a longstanding reputation for its commitment to humanistic, transpersonal, and existential approaches to psychology. He has also taught psychology at the University of Montana, the University of Michigan, and the University of New Hampshire. He has served as a dissertation advisor for doctoral students at Saybrook Institute and the Institute for Integral Studies, among others. David received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan and has worked as a licensed psychotherapist in both California and New Hampshire. He has led and/or co-led personal growth workshops at various growth centers around the U.S. and abroad including Ireland, Kauai, Mallorca, Switzerland, and Sweden.