Dr. Laurence Heller is the founder of the NeuroAffective Relational Model™ (NARM), a specialized psychobiological approach to working with developmental trauma.
This Model is presented in the best-selling book, Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship, which is currently published in more than 10 languages. He is also the co-author of Crash Course, A Self-Healing Guide to Auto Accident Trauma and Recovery, published in English, German, Danish, and Italian. He speaks several languages and for the past 20 years has been conducting seminars in the NARM approach throughout the United States, Europe and soon to be worldwide. There are currently seven teachers including himself across the globe.
Dr. Heller has been on the faculty of several major universities and has taught courses and seminars at medical schools, hospitals and pain clinics in the US and Europe. He co-founded the Gestalt Institute of Denver and later the Rocky Mountain Psychotherapy Institute where he trained hundreds of mental health professionals. In the past 25 years, he has provided thousands of case consultations for therapists in the US and Europe.