Resmaa Menakem

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Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP, has appeared on bothThe Oprah Winfrey Show andDr. Phil as an expert on conflict and violence. He has served as director of counseling services for the Tubman Family Alliance; as behavioral health director for African American Family Services in Minneapolis; as a domestic violence counselor for Wilder Foundation; as a certified Military and Family Life Consultant for the U.S. Armed Forces; as a trauma consultant for the Minneapolis Public Schools; and as a Cultural Somatics consultant for the Minneapolis Police Department. As a Community Care Counselor, he managed the wellness and counseling services for civilians on fifty-three US military bases in Afghanistan. Resmaa studied and trained at Peter Levine's Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, as well as with Dr. David Schnarch (author of the bestselling Passionate Marriage) and Bessel van der Kolk, MD (author of the bestsellingThe Body Keeps the Score). He currently teaches workshops on Cultural Somatics for audiences of African Americans, European Americans, and police officers. He is also a therapist in private practice.

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My Grandmother's Hands

Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
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Quaking of America

An Embodied Guide to Navigating Our Nation's Upheaval and Racial Reckoning
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While focused in "America," the lessons here are deeply instructive for "Canadian" humans too. The author of My Grandmother's Hands surveys America's deteriorating democracy and offers embodied practices to help us protect ourselves and our country.

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