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Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide

Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide

by Thema Bryant-Davis
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Thema Bryant-Davis examines the cultural issues that health-care professionals need to consider in caring for trauma survivors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780759111714
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 02/08/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 218
Sales rank: 372,303
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Thema Bryant-Davis is an internationally recognized counselor, educator, and advocate, and an expert on the cultural context of trauma recovery. Her doctorate in Clinical Psychology is from Duke University and she completed her post-doctorate training at the Harvard Medical Center Victims of Violence Program. Formerly the American Psychological Association representative to the United Nations and Senior Staff Coordinator of the Princeton University SHARE Program against sexual violence and harassment, she is now Director of Oasis Institute International in Los Angeles. Oasis staff members provide training on the issues of trauma and culture to judges, nurse examiners, doctors, counselors, police officers, government officials, advocates, volunteers, students, and survivors.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. Introduction Chapter 2 2. Safety Chapter 3 3. Self-Care Chapter 4 4. Trust Chapter 5 5. Shame and Self-Blame Chapter 6 6. Memories Chapter 7 7. Mourning the Losses Chapter 8 8. Anger Chapter 9 9. Body Image Chapter 10 10. Sexuality Chapter 11 11. Coping Strategies Chapter 12 12. Thriving

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