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Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Women: A Clinician's Manual / Edition 1

Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Women: A Clinician's Manual / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780789036834
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/13/2008
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

Table of Contents

Courtois, Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: The Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy Model. Objectives and Rationale. Trauma-Centered Psychotherapy. Critical Elements of Group Therapy. A Developmental Theoretical Framework. Normal Development and the Processes of Accommodation and Assimilation. Impact of Trauma on Developmental Processes. Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy Treatment Strategy. Group Therapy Procedures and Rules. Client Screening and Assessment. Treatment Phases. Group Procedures. Group Rules. Managing Traumatic Reenactments. Preparation. Specific Steps. Summary. Part II: Session-by-session Lecture Series. Phase I Sessions. Session 1: Disclosing the Trauma. Session 2: Shame and Identity. Session 3: The Void and Emptiness. Session 4: Moving from Rage to Forgiveness. Session 5: Womanhood: My Ally or My Enemy? Phase II Sessions. Session 6: You Are Not the Trauma. Session 7: Knowing Your Symptoms Increases Your Control. Session 8: Your Body is Not Your Enemy. Session 9: Cutting Off People Continues Your Isolation. Session 10: Stop the Dumping. Session: 11: Putting it Right. Phase III Sessions. Session 12: Finding Meaning in Your Life. Session 13: Moving into the Future. Session 14: Saying Goodbye. Session 15: Achieving Transformation. Session 16: Standing in the Truth of One’s Testimony. Chapter 8. The Graduation Ceremony. Giving Testimony and Bearing Witness. Inviting Society to Take on Responsibility for Its Members. Providing a Positive Homecoming Experience. Specific Procedures for Conducting the Graduation Ceremony. Part III: Ensuring Success with Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy. Therapist Competencies and Challenges. Critical Therapist Characteristics. Specific Challenges for the Therapist. Empirical Support for Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy. Summary of the Study. Method. Results. Discussion. Conclusion. Appendix A: Handout for the Graduation Ceremony. Appendix B: Workbooks. Appendix C: Women’s Trauma Program. References. Index.

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