Treating Trauma in Adolescents: Development, Attachment, and the Therapeutic Relationship

Treating Trauma in Adolescents: Development, Attachment, and the Therapeutic Relationship

by Martha B. Straus PhD

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462536160
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Sales rank: 573,285
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Martha B. Straus, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire. Her research interests focus on attachment relationships in adolescence and emerging adulthood, outcomes for adoptive and foster children, and interventions for traumatized children and adolescents. Dr. Straus has published several books, including Abuse and Victimization across the Life SpanViolence in the Lives of Adolescents, No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents, and Adolescent Girls in Crisis. She also has written many journal articles and presents and consults internationally on child and family trauma, development, and therapy. She maintains a small general private practice in Vermont.

Table of Contents


I. Theory
1. Attachment Theory in Development and Clinical Practice with Adolescents
2. The Legacy of Developmental Trauma in Adolescence
3. Interpersonal Neurobiology and Co-Regulation of Affect
II. Developmental–Relational Therapy 
4. Developmental–Relational Therapy with Traumatized Teens
5. Attachment Styles: Transference and Countertransference Revisited
6. Getting Hooked and Unhooked
III. Interventions
7. Increasing Connection with Preoccupied and Dismissive Adolescents
8. Treating Dissociative Adolescents: Alternative Strategies for Healing Disorganized/Fearful Attachment
9. Including Parents and Families in Treatment
10. The Corrective Relational Ending
 

Interviews


Clinical child/adolescent psychologists, counselors, social workers, and psychiatrists. May serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.

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