a body-mind perspective
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Adoptive Parents Handbook
Aquatic Attachment Therapy
Improvisation and Playback Theater
Inner work to be ready for a partner, or for Couples
Birth's Hidden Legacy: Vol 1
How Surprising Beliefs From Infancy Limit Successful Child and Adult Behavior
A must have manual for therapists, as well as a practical reference for parents and adults. Helps you to:
Birth's Hidden Legacy: Vol 2
Treat Earliest Origins of Shock and Attachment Trauma
in Adults, Children, and Infants
A must have manual for therapists:
The Developing Infant
A guide to Infant Health and Well Being
Increase your skills, be more present, and help babies release distress patterns. Use developmental movement to support infant brain and bodymind learning.
From Conception To Crawling
A valuable tool for movement educators, parents, therapists, dancers and athletes!~ Also for brain injury repair.
(Note! German Translation only available as pdf, not book format)
Writing Is clear, with useful Illustrations and pictures. From Conception to Crawling is a must gift for new parents! A wonderful gift to all of us who are interested in re-patterning imprinting from early trauma. “The concepts and exercises she presents are readily available and tremendously useful.” – Raymond Castellino, D.C., R.P.P.
Contact Improvisation & Body-Mind Centering;
A Manual for Teaching & Learning Movement
In this manual for both teaching and learning contact movement skills, readers learn to find creative approaches to awakening the body. Playful exercises for solos, pairs, and groups of dancers offer the physical support that allows emotional distress to sequence out of the body. Dancers learn to enhance their own sense of flow through the movement of an improvisational mind.
Look at your patterns with helpful tools to shift them
Plus a bonus! Free RR ebook when you buy the 5 module online course that walks you through the book.
Ebook: Attachment Therapy, a body-mind perspective
If you are supporting clients with intimacy or family issues, this book (ePub format) is a must read. It adds to your expertise when you look developmentally at the body mind influence on thoughts and behavior choices in intimacy and connection.
Here's the how to's in what you'll discover:
How to... identify and repattern early filters regarding safety and connection
Filters become shaped by experiences recorded in the bodymind
Unmet early needs create need shock, and the tools to identify and interrupt "need shock"
The neurobiology of attachment and "double bind thinking"
Tools for treatment, and methods that heal attachment wounds from the inside out
Plus 2 case studies of how these theories and methods work in real-life clinical practice.
My clinical practice experience spans over 3 decades. I've worked with adults, children, infants, couples, and children and adults who have been adopted. There is always a story beneath the behavior, and when you can recognize, listen, and repair the tissue level of early memory, you succeed in helping someone make lasting changes in behavior.
Wouldn't you want that for all your clients?
Ebook: The Adoptive Parents Handbook
Don't let adoption destroy your marriage, existing family, or your sanity.
Deal with the inconsistency and fear that ives inside the adopted child's psyche.
Adopted Child Behaviors can be Challenging, Inconsistent, and Hurtful
Do you find yourself struggling as an adoptive parent? Are you tired of feeling isolated and discouraged? We know how much you love your adopted child and understand how painful it can be when they direct their inner hurt towards you. Adopted children can unintentionally channel their past pain, fear, and uncertainty via aggressive or inappropriate behavior. Remember, it’s always okay to ask for help!
The Brook Institute’s Adoptive Parents Handbook is a great resource to help you understand your child’s perspective and provides tips, tools, and guides for how to navigate challenging situations. Based on years of Annie’s groundbreaking therapy sessions with adoptive families, this eBook contains real-world practical applications that produces visible and lasting results.
Learn To recognize and interrupt the cycle of adoption frustration and despair today!
Ebook: Ebook: Power Struggle Behaviors
Don't let power struggles destroy your marriage, parenting, partnership, or sanity.
Learn the tools to de-escalate power struggles and to successfully problem solve.
Power Struggles ruin the fun! Unresolved conflict gets messy, nasty, exhausting, and strains the possibility for pleasure, safety, and connection in relationship.
If you find yourself caught in power struggles, at home or at work, you will feel trapped, frustrated, and fearful of behaviors in your family, marriage, or work group.
The Power Struggle Behaviors, Creating Change ebook is a great resource to understand your power dynamics. It provides tips, tools, and guides for how to navigate challenging situations.
Based on years of Annie’s groundbreaking therapy sessions with families, couples, parents, and children, this eBook contains real-world practical applications that produce visible and lasting results.
Recognize struggles and get off the power triangle today!
Ebook: Aquatic Therapy and Body-Mind Centering
Warm water therapy helps adopted children and infants, adults with birth trauma or other traumas, and anyone recovering from hypersensitivity. Help people recover and inhabit their bodies using the gentle support of warm water. It's great for expressive relief as well!
Massage and Manual Therapists love working in warm water
This leading edge book is filled with interventions, skills for solid footwork and floating clients, plus the relational mind set to support perinatal attachment work in warm water.
Annie has over 20 years of treating clients in warm water (infants to adults) and can attest to the healing impact of warm water sessions. They go deep into the bodymind & support changes for clients of all ages.
Ebook: Birth Trauma for Parents
Brith Trauma can be at the root of your child's struggles!
Parents who figure this out give their child the gift of healing.
Does your child struggle with Difficult Behaviors such as:
Brief yourself on the how's and why's that birth trauma can occur for an infant, even if the parents don't feel traumatized. Understand how that influences a child's behavior.
Once birth trauma is cleared, the child can relax, learn and enjoy life so much more. And so can you as a parent!
Note: This book is required reading if you are going to work with Annie Brook in individual sessions for your child.
Ebook: Awakening the Creative Mind
Improvisation Skills and Playback Theater
2 great ways to open creativity, bring relief to power struggles, and enliven options for behavior. Great for new ideas for clients and parents!
People who know how to improvise are better equipped as teachers and parents
This easy to read book contains solid skills for learning the art of Improvisation and Playback Theater!
Annie implemented the Playback2 Youth pilot project to help teens reduce isolation and bullying, after she volunteered in the aftermath of the Columbine school shootings many years ago. The project was successful and in this book Annie outlines the Playback2 Youth pilot project & service learning curriculum and explains Playback Theater in an easy to learn manner.
As an educator or parent, you could help college interns learn Playback theater and then they would teach and support high school youth. It trickles down. These mentored youth teach Playback to middle schoolers, who could even teach to higher elementary grades. Building community empathy and interaction through sharing real-life stories has shown to create care among youth.
MP3 audio file:
The Hidden Stories Behind Difficult Behaviors
Help Children Overcome Behavior Problems
Get to the root of difficult behavior. Help children relax and settle. Learn how behavior is an expression of arousal states in the brain, and why kids act out.
Learn How Early Experiences Imprint in the Brain and Drive Difficult Behavior
Annie Brook speaks to child experience. Her clinical examples demonstrate clearly how the body impressions related to birth and attachment show up in behavior. She shares her treatment methods and how to “listen” to the “telling” of such stories. Being able to recognize the early stories that live inside your child’s brain helps them to find relief, and helps them settle, focus, and learn more easily.
This MP3 audio file is for people wanting to understand people! Parents who struggle with a child’s behavior, teachers with difficult students, therapists to really help clients, and daycare workers helping children. Use this unique perspective to enjoy working with children at a deeper level, and to make parenting easier and more rewarding!
This MP3 audio file has interview questions with Dr. Brook. She helps you to: