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Life After Trauma, Second Edition: A Workbook for Healing / Edition 2
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Life After Trauma, Second Edition: A Workbook for Healing / Edition 2

by Dena Rosenbloom, Mary Beth Williams, Barbara E. Watkins, Laurie Anne Pearlman
 

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ISBN-10: 1606236083

ISBN-13: 9781606236086

Pub. Date: 03/30/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

In this engaging guide, Matthew Selekman presents cutting-edge strategies for helping children and their families overcome a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges. Vivid case material illustrates how to engage clients rapidly and implement interventions that elicit their strengths. Integrating concepts and tools from a variety of therapeutic traditions,

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In this engaging guide, Matthew Selekman presents cutting-edge strategies for helping children and their families overcome a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges. Vivid case material illustrates how to engage clients rapidly and implement interventions that elicit their strengths. Integrating concepts and tools from a variety of therapeutic traditions, Selekman describes creative applications of interviewing, family art and play, postmodern and narrative techniques, and positive psychology. He highlights ways to promote spontaneity, fun, and new possibilities-especially with clients who feel stuck in longstanding difficulties and entrenched patterns of interaction. The book updates and refines the approach originally presented in Selekman's acclaimed Solution-Focused Therapy with Children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606236086
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
295
Sales rank:
280,237
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition, Laurie Anne Pearlman

Prologue. Before You Begin

1. After Trauma: Why You Feel Thrown for a Loop

2. Ways of Coping after the Trauma

3. Thinking Things Through

4. Feeling Safe; Being Safe

5. What Does It Mean to Trust?

6. Regaining Control in Your Life

7. Valuing Yourself and Others

8. Feeling Close to Others

Epilogue. Healing for the Long Term

Appendix A. Taking Care of Yourself in Health Care Settings

Appendix B. Recommended Resources

Appendix C. About Psychotherapy

Appendix D. How Mental Health Professionals Can Use This Workbook

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