Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment / Edition 2
This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques, and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, it is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health.
Introduction Part I: Trauma, Effects, and Assessment 1. What is Trauma? 2. The Effects of Trauma 3. Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes Part II: Clinical Interventions 4. Central Issues in Trauma Treatment 5. Psychoeducation 6. Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training 7. Cognitive Interventions 8. Emotional Processing 9. Increasing Identity and Relational Functioning 10. Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment 11. Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma 12. Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma 13. Conclusions References