Finding Life Beyond Trauma

Finding Life Beyond Trauma

by Victoria M. Follette
     
 

The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. - Zen saying While the pain and suffering of trauma can seem unbearable, every day we see examples of people who have found a way not only to survive their experiences but also to really live their life to the fullest. This book is about finding your way back to your valued life. In…  See more details below

Overview

The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. - Zen saying While the pain and suffering of trauma can seem unbearable, every day we see examples of people who have found a way not only to survive their experiences but also to really live their life to the fullest. This book is about finding your way back to your valued life. In Finding Life Beyond Trauma we hope to help you to move toward living a vital, rich, and awake life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781458765512
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant, LLC
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.21(d)

Meet the Author

Victoria M. Follette, Ph.D., is a clinical scientist with a special interest in the etiology and treatment of trauma-related problems. She is professor of psychology and chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. She was named Distinguished Alumna by the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis, Tennessee, where she received her doctoral degree. Follette's clinical work is focused on survivors of interpersonal violence, and she examines the use of acceptance-based behavioral therapies in the treatment of this population.

Jacqueline Pistorello, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at University of Nevada, Reno and completed her internship at the Brown University Consortium. She specializes in two behavioral approaches, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and she has pioneered the conduct of these approaches to college counseling center settings. She currently has a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to adapt DBT to college students and is writing another grant to implement ACT in the prevention of mental health problems among college students. In collaboration with Victoria Follette, she has been applying ACT and ACT-informed approaches to the treatment of trauma survivors, particularly child sexual abuse survivors, since 1989.

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