Holistic Therapy for People with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Holistic Therapy for People with Dissociative Identity Disorder


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ISBN-13: 9781782205630
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x (h) x (d)

About the Author

Patricia Frankish is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with many years of experience in the field of disability. Her doctoral study established a method for measuring emotional developmental stages in people who had suffered trauma and consequent interference in the developmental process. Pat has been President of the British Psychological Society, was a founding member of the Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability, and is an active member of her local Church and community.

Valerie Sinason is a poet, writer, child psychotherapist and adult psychoanalyst. She is Founder Director of the Clinic for Dissociative Studies and President of the Institute for Psychotherapy. She is an Honorary Consultant Psychotherapist at the University of Cape Town Child Guidance Clinic and Chair of Trustees of the First People Centre, New Bethesda, South Africa. She is a Patron of Dorset Action on Abuse (DAA), editor of Trauma Dissociation and Multiplicity and co-editor of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy after Child Abuse. She has published numerous articles and books, including two poetry collections. Valerie Sinason was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the ISSTD (International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation) in April 2016.

Table of Contents

About the Editors

1) Starting out
2) A usual bumpy road to treatment
3) Life—what’s that?
4) Setting up a service
5) Making progress
6) Being support staff
7) A client’s voice
8) A new therapist
9) Conclusion

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