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The Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: The Power of the Collective Heart

The Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: The Power of the Collective Heart

by Sarah Y. Krakauer

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ISBN-10: 0876309759

ISBN-13: 9780876309759

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents

1The Nature and Early History of Hypnosis and Dissociation1
The Nature of Dissociation2
The History of Dissociation and Hypnosis5
2Traumatology and the Treatment of Dissociative States: Major 20th Century Developments20
The Recovered Memory Controversy30
Eliminate the Chaff or Reject Hypnosis En Bloc?42
3Overview of the Collective Heart Model: Assumptions, Stages, Goals, and Techniques44
Three Stages of Therapy47
4Assessment of Dissociative Identity Disorder68
Initial Evaluation69
Completing the Diagnostic Process80
Evaluation of Safety Concerns88
5Basic Therapeutic Techniques: Where to Go and How to Get There92
Techniques Facilitating the Meditative State93
Visualized Structures Utilized in the Meditative State100
6The Nature of the Therapeutic Relationship107
Empowering the Client109
Forming a Relationship with the Personality System116
Responding to Backsliding118
Responding to Clinical Errors119
Preservation of Life Contracts119
The Use of Other Written Documents120
Legal Accountability121
Acknowledging Appreciation for Your Role as the Client's Therapist121
7Seeking Guidance from the Inner Wisdom122
Types of Guidance Sought in the Theater122
Introduction to Case Illustrations125
8Becoming a Team: Fostering Internal Communication and Cooperation137
Scott's Progress with Utilizing Systemic Cooperation and Inner Wisdom140
Stepping Out of the Narrative156
Overview of the Next 13 Months of Therapy157
9Inner Lessons in Self-Advocacy176
Case Illustrations177
10Decreasing Anxiety to Remove Obstacles to Inner Guidance185
11Working Through Trauma: Sharing Memories and Internally Challenging the Authority of the Abuser192
The Act of Telling193
The Pain of Hearing and Knowing195
The Impact of Internal Confrontation197
Maintaining an Internal Boundary202
The Process of Joining203
12Together as One: The Postjoining Process205
Present Orientation206
Increased Capacity to Handle Environmental and Internal Stress Adaptively208
Resolution of Anger and Grief211
Termination of Therapy212
13Current Status of the Collective Heart Treatment Model214
Characteristics of the Clinical Series215
Preliminary Evaluation of the Model217
Appendix APreservation of Life Contract (Avoiding Self-Harm)231
Appendix BPreservation of Life Contract (Avoiding Physical Harm to Others)233

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