Trauma Resources


In "How To Make A Pearl," John Kapellas discusses and demonstrates the therapeutic modality EMDR. The therapy has shown incredible efficacy when working with patients who have experienced trauma and have been diagnosed with PTSD, Depression, etc.

To find a therapist in your area who is trained in EMDR, click here.

While creating "How To Make A Pearl," Filmmaker Jason Hanasik consistently relied upon Bessel van der Kolk's scholarship. Specifically his book "The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma."