Trauma certainly alters the mind, but it also affects the physical body. Psychologist and yoga therapist Catherine Cook-Cottone provides a free exercise from The Embodied Healing Workbook to begin reconnecting—and recommitting—to your body.


Catherine Cook-Cottone, PhD, C-IAYT, is a psychologist, certified yoga therapist, and professor at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), specializing in embodied self-regulation, trauma, and psychosocial disorders. She researches embodiment, trauma-informed mindfulness and yoga curricula nd interventions, and mindful self-care. In 2019, she received the American Psychological Association’s presidential citation for service. She is co-editor in chief of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention and has written ten books and over 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Catherine Cook-Cottone has an employment relationship with University of Buffalo and receives compensation as a consultant. She is the Co-editor in Chief of Eating Disorders and receives royalties as a published author. Catherine Cook-Cottone receives a speaking honorarium and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Catherine Cook-Cottone is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, the National Association of School Psychologists, the Western New York Yoga Association, the Yoga Alliance, the National Eating Disorder Association, and the Association for Eating Disorders.