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  • Jean Campbell, psychodrama training and workshop facilitator for families dealing with addictions (North County San Diego, California)
  • Christina Huxford, psychodrama facilitator, somatic/trauma therapist (Orange County, California)
  • John Olesen, psychodrama trainer, improvisational theater troupe member (Forestville, California; Santa Fe, New Mexico)
  • Jim Tracy, interventionist, case manager and facilitator of weekend workshops for families dealing with addictions (Rancho Mirage, California)
  • Larry Kessler, Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner also trained in NARM, ISP, Touch Skills Bodywork, and NLP (Long Beach, California)
  • Maria Mellano, therapist and trainer specializing in psychodrama and internal family systems (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Melinda Cornish, psychodrama practitioner and trainer (Apex, North Carolina)
  • Steve Kopp, psychodrama practitioner and trainer (Silver Spring, Maryland)
  • Phoebe Atkinson, psychodrama practitioner and trainer, coach, positive psychology educator (New York City)



  • David Wallin, Attachment in Psychotherapy
  • Philip Flores, Addiction as an Attachment Disorder
  • Patricia DeYoung, Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame
  • Michael Lewis, The Undoing Project
  • The Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy Volume 65, Number 1(A): Zerka T. Moreno Edition 2017
  • Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham, The Spirituality of Imperfection and Experiencing Spirituality
  • Archer Voxx, The Five Keys: 12 Step Recovery Without A God
  • Marya Hornbacher, Waiting
  • Peter Levine, In an Unspoken Voice
  • Neil Steinberg, Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery
  • Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life: A Novel
  • Jane Smiley, The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: A Family Saga [Some Luck, Early Warning, Golden Age]
  • Edward St. Aubyn, The Patrick Melrose Novels
  • Alan Downs, The Velvet Rage
  • Vivian Barnett Brown, Through a Trauma Lens: Transforming Health and Behavioral Health Systems [coming soon to a bookseller near you]


Survival tools for the California interstate highway system (RSS feeds are included in case, like me, you are an iTunes abstainer):

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross (no relation):
  • WTF with Marc Maron:
  • The Trauma Therapist with Guy Macpherson:
  • Startup:
  • Planet Money:
  • 99% Invisible with Roman Mars:
  • This American Life with Ira Glass:
  • How I Built This with Guy Raz:
  • Shrink Rap Radio with David Van Nuys:
  • Brain Science with Ginger Campbell:
  • AA Beyond Belief:
  • Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell: (