Trauma Treatment Techniques

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Trauma Treatment Techniques: Innovative Trends examines alternative approaches to "talk" therapies that help relieve stress in trauma survivors. Experts in a range of practice areas present mental health providers with methods that augment or go beyond traditional techniques, including art therapy, virtual reality, humor, residential programs, emotional freedom techniques (EFT), traumatic incident reduction (TIR), and thought field therapy (TFT). This unique book serves as a primer on new and creative means of working with combat veterans, survivors of child abuse, victims of rape and other violent crimes, refugees, victims of terrorism, and disaster survivors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789028440
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

  • About the Contributors
  • Introduction (Jacqueline Garrick)
  • Addressing Readiness to Change PTSD with a Brief Intervention: A Description of the PTSD Motivation Enhancement Group (Ronald T. Murphy and Craig S. Rosen)
  • The Development of a 90-Day Residential Program for the Treatment of Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Walter Busuttil)
  • How Schools Respond to Traumatic Events: Debriefing Interventions and Beyond (Mary Beth Williams)
  • The Forensic Examination of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Chrys J. Harris)
  • Thought Field Therapy: Working Through Traumatic Stress Without the Overwhelming Responses (Robert L Bray)
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques: A Safe Treatment Intervention for Many Trauma Based Issues (Garry A. Flint, Willem Lammers, and Deborah G. Mitnick)
  • Traumatic Incident Reduction: A Person-Centered, Client-Titrated Exposure Technique (Frank A. Gerbode)
  • The Humor of Trauma Survivors: Its Application in a Therapeutic Milieu (Jacqueline Garrick)
  • Art Speaks in Healing Survivors of War: The Use of Art Therapy in Treating Trauma Survivors (Barbara Ann Baker)
  • Virtual Reality Exposure for Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (David J. Ready, Stacey Pollack, Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, and Renato D. Alarcon)
  • Technologies to Lessen the Distress of Autism (Ron Oberleitner, James Ball, Dan Gillette, Robert Naseef, and B. Hudnall Stamm)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included
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