Episode 12:

The Politics of Trauma

This episode’s guest, Staci K. Haines, has been an important teacher for David. In their conversation, David and Staci talk about embodiment, trauma, and mindfulness practice during COVID-19, what the pandemic is revealing about interdependence, and the role resilience can play at this time. 

Staci K. Haines is the co-founder of generative somatics, a multiracial social justice organization, and the founder of generationFIVE, an organization whose mission is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations. She is also the author of The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice (North Atlantic, 2019) and Healing Sex: A Mind Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma (Cleis, 2007).