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Robert Scaer, MD

Robert Scaer

Robert Scaer, M.D. received his B.A. in Psychology, and his M.D. degree at the University of Rochester. Heis Board Certified in Neurology, and has been in practice for 33 years, twenty of those as Medical Director ofRehabilitation Services at the Mapleton Center in Boulder, CO. His primary areas of interest and expertise havebeen in the fields of brain injury and chronic pain, and more recently in the study of traumatic stress and its rolein physical symptoms and diseases.He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on these topics, and has published several articles onthe whiplash syndrome and other somatic syndromes of traumatic stress. He has published a book in 2001, TheBody Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation and Disease, presenting a new theory of dissociation and its rolein many diseases. A second edition of this book was released in October, 2007. A second book, The TraumaSpectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency, released in July, 2005, explores the insidious spectrum ofculturally-based trauma that shapes our lives, and how transformation and healing may still take place. He iscurrently retired from clinical medical practice, and continues to pursue a career in writing and lecturing. Live Mental Health Conference Speaker Robert Scaer, MD Official Website