After Reading Part Three: The Minds of Child from The Body Keeps the Score by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk and reviewing power points #1 and # 2, students will complete Forum #1 and apply their knowledge.
Chapter 8 – Trapped in Relationships: The Cost of Abuse and Neglect
Let’s talk about Marilyn. What were your thoughts and reactions to her case as described in the book? Do you think she can ever have a successful intimate relationship? What needs to be done for this to happen?
What is Marilyn’s world view and why? What is Dr. Van Der Kolk’s clinical approach to changing someone’s world view?
What happens when we are abused or ignored as a child vs. adored and loved?