Lisa Najavits (trauma and substance abuse)

John Briere (compassion from a Buddhist perspective and trauma treatment)

Christine Courtois (treatment for complex trauma and dissociation)

Dan Siegel (neurobiology of attachment, mindfulness and trauma)

Babette Rothschild (body focused treatment for trauma)

Ron Siegel (Trauma treatment and mindfulness)

Rick Hanson (neurobiology of mindfulness and wellbeing)

Zindel Segal (mindfulness and relapse prevention for depression)

Faculty at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies

Marsha Linehan (Borderline Personality Disorder treatment)

National Institute of Mental Health

Paul Gilbert (neurobiology, shame and developing self-compassion)

Christopher Germer (trauma therapist, developing compassion)

Kristin Neff (researcher, developing compassion vs self esteem)

Sandra Bloom (Sanctuary Model; Trauma Informed Organizations)

"Everyone has a right to have a present and future that are not completely dominated and dictated by the past" - Karen Saakvitne