Through references to mythology, animal behavior studies, some fascinating anecdotes, and current mental health practices, Levine weaves a case for his theory that makes intuitive sense. The program integrates this physiological approach with a thoughtful consideration of interpersonal and emotional approaches to healing. Recovery can't be done alone, he says. The author's reading is slow, and it's a long program; but there's no excess content, and one adapts quickly to the pace. The author is genuine, knowledgeable and clearly focused on helping his listeners benefit from the program. T.W.