This is a collection of Dr. Bruce Perry's videos, a psychiatrist known for his work in childhood trauma. In these videos, Dr. Perry explains how trauma and stress impact the behaviors, development, and resiliency of children. We encourage you to dive deeper into his work beyond these videos. Although some videos are directed more towards educators, the messages can be applied to all relationships.
Oprah and Dr. Bruce Perry discuss their new book What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing. Here, Dr. Perry explains why it's important for teachers to understand how childhood trauma causes behavior problems in schools.
Here, Dr. Perry explains how to transform post-traumatic stress into wisdom on the path toward healing.
Relationships are essential to human life. Research demonstrates that when teachers establish a true empathetic connection with students, they are able to engage and reengage students in learning and actually heal and grow children's brains. Dr. Perry discusses the important role relationships have in learning and gives us practical ways to do this in the school setting.