Healing Collective Trauma

A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds
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Research suggests trauma is more than the personal experience one suffers in isolation; it can be shared among communities and transmitted over generations. In Healing Collective Trauma, Thomas Hubl offers the Collective Trauma Integration Process, a group presencing modality for evoking and eventually healing ancestral and communal wounds.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Healing Shared Trauma
What can you do when you carry scars not on your body, but within your soul? And what happens when those spiritual wounds exist not just in you, but in everyone in your family, community, and even beyond?
Spiritual teacher Thomas Hübl has spent years investigating why it is that old and seemingly disconnected traumas can seed their way through communities and across generations. His work culminates in Healing Collective Trauma, a new perspective on trauma that addresses both its visible effects and its most hidden roots. Thomas combines deep knowledge of mystical traditions with the latest scientific research. “In this way,” writes Thomas, “we are weaving a double helix between ancient wisdom and contemporary understanding.”
Thomas details the Collective Trauma Integration Process, a group-based modality for evoking and eventually dissolving stuck traumatic energies. Providing structured practices for both students and group facilitators, Healing Collective Trauma is intended to build a practical tool kit for integration.
Here, you will learn:

  • The innumerable ways trauma shapes our world—from identity and health to economy, geopolitics, and the state of the environment
  • The concept of “trauma loyalty”—unconscious group bonds based in a pain narrative
  • How the climate crisis is both a manifestation of humanity’s collective trauma and an opportunity to heal
  • “Retrocausality”—how the power of presence can reshape the past and make new futures possible
Including essays contributed by experts such as Dr. Gabor Maté, Dr. Otto Scharmer, Dr. Christina Bethell, and Ken Wilber, Healing Collective Trauma offers not just an advanced look at community trauma but also a hopeful glimpse of the future. As Thomas declares, “Together, I believe we can and must heal the ‘soul wound’ that marks us all. In so doing, we will awaken to the luminous possibility and profound potential of our true, mutual nature as humankind.”
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Contents Hardcover Book (304 pages) Paperback Book (304 pages) eBook (304 pages)
Dimensions 6 x 9 Inches 6 x 9 inches
Product Code BK06156 BK06618 BK06156W
ISBN Number 978-1-68364-737-9 978-1-64963-054-4 978-1-68364-738-6
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Thomas Hübl

About Thomas Hübl

Thomas Hübl, PhD, is a renowned teacher, author, and international facilitator who works within the complexity of systems and cultural change by integrating modern science with the insights of humanity’s wisdom traditions. Since the early 2000s, he has led large-scale events on the healing of collective trauma, with a special focus on the shared history of Israelis and Germans, and facilitated healing and dialogue around racism, oppression, colonialism, and genocide, among other topics. He is the author of Healing Collective Trauma and Attuned (both with Julie Jordan Avritt). He has served as an advisor and guest faculty for universities and organizations, and he is currently a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute.

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