Ronald A. Ruden
Ronald A. Ruden, MD, PhD, a Harvard-trained medical doctor who specializes in neuroscience and emotional trauma. A published author on trauma and addictions, he is founder of the Havening Techniques®.
Since 1983, he has run an internal medicine practice in Manhattan and dedicated part of the proceeds to follow research interests. His first efforts were described in his book, The Craving Brain, a neurobiological discussion of addictive behaviors. In 2003 he began a new research project involving the understanding of traumatization that has led to three publications in Traumatology, edited by Charles Figley, and to this book. He continues his research on traumatization.