Deb Dana

Deb Dana

Deb Dana, LCSW, a clinician and consultant specializing in working with complexrauma, is a consultant to the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium in the Kinsey Institute, a clinical advisor to Khiron Clinics, and an advisor to Unyte. She developed the Rhythm of Regulation Clinical Training Series and lectures internationally on ways Polyvagal Theory informs work with trauma survivors.


She is the author of:

  • The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation (Norton, 2018)
  • Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: 50 Client-Centered Practices (Norton, 2020)
  • Befriending Your Nervous System (Sounds True, 2020)
  • and co-editor of: Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies (Norton, 2018).