Integrative Team Treatment for Attachment Trauma in Children: Family Therapy and EMDR

Integrative Team Treatment for Attachment Trauma in Children: Family Therapy and EMDR

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ISBN-13: 9780393708189
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 673,561
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP, has specialized in treating trauma and attachment problems in adults, children, and families for the past twenty-three years. She is an EMDr Institute facilitator and EMDrIA- approved consultant, as well as co-founder of the Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska in Omaha, Nebraska.

Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LMHP, specializes in treating trauma resolution and attachment problems in children and adolescents. She has fourteen years experience in both public and private school education, ten as a counselor for the Omaha public school system. She is level II trained and certified in EMDR, and is a co-founder of The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska.

Stefanie Armstrong, MS, LIMHP, is a co-founder of and member of the treatment team at The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska. She has more than ten years experience as a teacher and counselor in the Omaha public school system, is level II trained and certified in EMDR, and has presented her expertise in treating and parenting traumatized children across Nebraska and nationally.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Part I Case Conceptualization and Foundational Work

1 Scared Children, Not Scary Children: The Impact of Neurobiology on the Field of Attachment Therapy 3

2 Overview of the EMDR Integrative Team Treatment Model 20

3 Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning Using the ATP Model 35

4 Providing the Foundational Work in the Family Therapy Component 56

Part II EMDR Strategies

5 Attachment Resource Development and Other EMDR Preparation Activities 111

6 Adaptations for EMDR Reprocessing of Attachment Trauma with Children 161

7 Complicated Cases 208

8 When Parents Had a Difficult Childhood 232

Closing Thoughts 250

Appendices

A History-Taking Checklist 253

B Useful Assessments 259

C Handouts for Parents 261

D Integrative Team Treatment Consult Meeting Planning Sheet 264

E Therapeutic Story Outlines 266

F Deanna's Story 268

G Joseph the Guinea Pig 270

H The Tale of the Hamster and the Porcupine Coat 273

References 277

Index 285

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