References for the Core Elements of The Resilience Toolkit

Embodiment and mindfulness and movement practices

Artigas, L. & Jarero, I. (2014). The butterfly hug method for bilateral stimulation. Retrieved from

Barrett, L. F., & Satpute, A. B. (2013). Large-scale brain networks in affective and social neuroscience: towards an integrative functional architecture of the brain. Current Opinion In Neurobiology, 23(3), 361-372. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2012.12.012

Berceli, D., Salmon, M., Bonifas, R., & Ndefo, N. (2014), Effects of self-induced unclassified tremors on quality of life among non-professional caregivers: A pilot study. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(5), 45-48. doi:10.7453/gahmj.2014.032

Chen, Y., Huang, X., Chien, C., & Cheng, J. (2016). The effectiveness of diaphragmatic breathing relaxation training for reducing anxiety. Perspectives In Psychiatric Care, doi:10.1111/ppc.12184

Cross-Villasana, F., Gröpel, P., Doppelmayr, M., & Beckmann, J. (2015). Unilateral left-hand contractions produce widespread depression of cortical activity after their execution. Plos One, 10(12), e0145867. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145867

de Waal, F. M., & Preston, S. D. (2017). Mammalian empathy: behavioural manifestations and neural basis. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience, 18(8), 498-509. doi:10.1038/nrn.2017.72

Johnson, S. & Naidoo, A. (2017). Can evolutionary insights into the brain’s response to threat suggest different group interventions for perceived stress and burnout of teachers in high-risk schools? South African Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0081246316675588

Kirmayer, L. J. (2015). Mindfulness in cultural context. Transcultural Psychiatry, 52(4), 447-469. doi:10.1177/1363461515598949

Kiverstein, J., & Miller, M. (2015). The embodied brain: Towards a radical embodied cognitive neuroscience. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience, 9237. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00237

Payne, P., Levine, P. A., & Crane-Godreau, M. A. (2015). Somatic experiencing: using interoception and proprioception as core elements of trauma therapy. Frontiers In Psychology, 693. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00093

Schmalzl, L., Crane-Godreau, M. A., & Payne, P. (2014). Movement-based embodied contemplative practices: definitions and paradigms. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience, 8205. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00205

Shafir, R., Thiruchselvam, R., Suri, G., Gross, J. J., & Sheppes, G. (2016). Neural processing of emotional-intensity predicts emotion regulation choice. Social Cognitive And Affective Neuroscience, 11(12), 1863-1871.

Tang, Y., Hölzel, B. K., & Posner, M. I. (2015). The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience, 16(4), 213-225. doi:10.1038/nrn3916

van den Hout, M. A., & Engelhard, I. M. (2012). How does EMDR work? Journal Of Experimental Psychopathology, 3(5), 724-738. doi:10.5127/jep.028212

Vlemincx, E. (2014). Inhalation/exhalation ratio modulates the effect of slow breathing on heart rate variability and relaxation. Applied Psychophysiology And Biofeedback, 39(3-4), 171-180. doi:10.1007/s10484-014-9253-x

Stress-relaxation cycle and allostasis

Cantor, C. (2009). Post-traumatic stress disorder: evolutionary perspectives. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 1038-1048.

Corrigan, F. M., Fisher, J. J., & Nutt, D. J. (2011). Autonomic dysregulation and the window of tolerance model of the effects of complex emotional trauma. Journal Of Psychopharmacology, 25(1), 17-25. doi:10.1177/0269881109354930

Kozlowska, K., Walker, P., McLean, L., & Carrive, P. (2015). Fear and the Defense Cascade: Clinical Implications and Management. Harvard Review Of Psychiatry, 23(4), 263-287. doi:10.1097/HRP.0000000000000065

Levine, P. (2010). In an unspoken voice. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic.

McEwan, B. S., Seeman, T., & Allostatic Load Working Group.  (2009). Allostatic load notebook. In MacArthur Research Network on SES & Health. Retrieved from

Porges, S. W. (2011). The polyvagal theory: Neurophysiological foundations of emotions, attachment, communication, and self-regulation. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Taylor, S. E. (2006). Tend and Befriend: Biobehavioral Bases of Affiliation Under Stress. Current Directions In Psychological Science, 15(6), 273-277.

Wood, W., & Eagly, A. H. (2012). Biosocial construction of sex differences and similarities in behavior. In J. M. Olson & M. P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 46, pp. 55–123). London: Elsevier.

Behavior change theory and practice

Fogg, B. J., & Hreha, J. (2010, June). Behavior wizard: A method for matching target behaviors with solutions. In International Conference on Persuasive Technology (pp. 117-131). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Prochaska, J. O., & Velicer, W. F. (1997). The transtheoretical model of health behavior change. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12(1), 38-48.

National Cancer Institute. (2005). Theory at a glance: A guide for health promotion practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health.

Miller, W. R., & Rollnick, S. (2013). Motivational interviewing: Helping people change (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Resilience theory and practice

Hart, H., Gagnon, E., Eryigit-Madzwamuse, S., Cameron, J., Aranda, K., Rathbone, A., & Heaver, B. (2016). Uniting resilience research and practice with an inequalities approach.  SAGE Open, 1-13. doi:

Southwick, S. M., Bonanno, G. A., Masten, A. S., Panter-Brick, C., & Yehuda, R. (2014). Resilience definitions, theory, and challenges: Interdisciplinary perspectives. European Journal Of Psychotraumatology, 5

Zijlstra, F. H., Cropley, M., & Rydstedt, L. W. (2014). From recovery to regulation: an attempt to reconceptualize ‘recovery from work’. Stress And Health: Journal Of The International Society For The Investigation Of Stress, 30(3), 244-252. doi:10.1002/smi.2604

Social ecological and intersectional theory and practice

Adler, N. E., Stewart, J., et al. (2007). Reaching for a healthier life: Facts on socioeconomic status and health in the U.S. The John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation Research Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health.

Crenshaw, K. (1991). Mapping the margins: Intersectionality, identity politics, and violence against women of color. Stanford Law Review, 43(6), 1241-1299.

Kaplan, G. A., Everson, S. A., & Lynch, J. W. (2001). The contribution of social and behavioral research to an understanding of the distribution of disease: A multilevel approach. In Institute of Medicine, B. D. Smedley & S. L. Lyme (Eds.), Promoting health: intervention strategies from social and behavioral research (pp. 37-80). Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Heart, M. B., Chase, J., Elkins, J., & Altschul, D. B. (2011). Historical trauma among Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: Concepts, research, and clinical considerations. Journal Of Psychoactive Drugs, 43(4), 282-290.

Trauma-informed practice and cultural humility

Chavez, V. (2012, August 2). Cultural humility: People, principles, and practices – Part 1 of 4. [Video file]. Retrieved from

Herman, J. (2015). Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence from domestic abuse to political terror (1r ed.). New York, NY: Basic.

Los Angeles County Trauma- and Resiliency-Informed Systems Change Initiative. (2017). Trauma and resiliency: A systems change approach. Los Angeles, CA: Author.

Ogden, P., & Fisher, J. (2015). Sensorimotor psychotherapy: Interventions for trauma and attachment. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2014). SAMHSA’s concept of trauma and guidance for a trauma-informed approach. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4884. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration