Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

In this groundbreaking book, a leading clinical psychiatrist redefines how we think about and treat victims of trauma. Drawing on her own research on incest, as well as a vast literature on combat veterans and victims of political terror, she shows surprising parallels between private horrors like child abuse and public horrors like war.

By placing individual experience in a broader political frame, Harvard psychiatrist Judith Herman argues that psychological trauma is inseparable from its social and political context. A "stunning achievement" that remains a "classic for our generation. Bessel van der Kolk, M. D. Author of the Body Keeps the Score.

Trauma and recovery is revered as the seminal text on understanding trauma survivors. Hailed by the new york times as "one of the most important psychiatry works to be published since Freud, " Trauma and Recovery is essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand how we heal and are healed.

Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment DSM-5 Update NULL

Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, those in private practice, this book is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, and graduate students of public mental health . Thoroughly updated with dsm-5 content throughout, Principles of Trauma Therapy, Second Edition: DSM-5 Update is both comprehensive in scope and highly practical in application.

This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, affect regulation, relational, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Van der kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists,  The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.

Bessel van der kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. Dr. In the body keeps the score, engagement, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, self-control, and trust.

Based on Dr. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity. 1 new york times bestseller“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.

Alexander mcfarlane, director of the centre for traumatic Stress StudiesA pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times bestseller Trauma is a fact of life.

Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach

This insightful guide provides a pragmatic roadmap for treating adult survivors of complex psychological trauma. Winner second place--american journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Category. Courtois and ford's edited volumes, treating complex Traumatic Stress Disorders Adults and Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents, which present research on the nature of complex trauma and review evidence-based treatment models.

Two detailed case examples run throughout the book, illustrating how to plan and implement strengths-based interventions that use a secure therapeutic alliance as a catalyst for change. Christine courtois and julian Ford present their effective, research-based approach for helping clients move through three clearly defined phases of posttraumatic recovery.

A new preface in the paperback and e-book editions addresses key scientific advances. Essential topics include managing crises, treating severe affect dysregulation and dissociation, and therapist self-care. The companion website offers downloadable reflection questions for clinicians and extensive listings of professional and self-help resources.

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Real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way

She addresses the importance of supervision and how to use it wisely. Bodenheimer uses herself as a vehicle for connection with the reader, and she speaks directly to that inner voice with compassion, understanding, and guidance. Bodenheimer guides practitioners to find their own practice wisdom and style that is so essential to the social work profession.

Whether just entering the world of a master’s-prepared social worker or having spent decades as an agency-based or private practitioner, or an administrator in the social services, an educator, spending time with Real World Clinical Social Work is a real gift to yourself and everyone you serve. Darlyne Bailey, Ph.

D, acsw, professor, and mss program director graduate school of social work and Social Research, LISW Dean, Bryn Mawr CollegeAs students graduate from our MSW program, they often express a mix of excitement and anticipation about beginning social work practice. They almost always wonder, “Am I ready to do this work?” Dr.

Altogether, your own way, real world Clinical Social Work will serve to empower you as you find your own voice, and your own professional identity. What people are sayingreading danna bodenheimer’s real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way is like spending a weekend in a wonderful candid conversation with many of our favorite theorists!


Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions

It is written by a fulbright scholar who is internationally recognized for her work with traumatized populations in Rwanda, several southern African countries, Russia, and the United States. Also addressed are ethical perspectives and methods of self-care for counselors who work with this population. Includes evidence-based counseling techniquesilluminates the intersections of trauma, and disaster issues, crisis, exceeding related requirements of CACREP standards Examines ethical dimensions and the need for self-care among trauma counselorsEmphasizes the relevance of clinical supervision in trauma careOffers topic-relevant resources at the end of each chapter .

It also includes the contributions of researchers from the United States, Africa, Australia, and Europe. It focuses on issues of loss and grief, the impact of war on civilians and veterans, survivorship and disability, childhood, genocide, and the distinct effects of trauma in early childhood, natural disasters, and adolescence.

Trauma counseling is a comprehensive, hate crimes, community violence, including interpersonal violence, natural disasters, multidisciplinary guide to the theory and treatment of survivors of a broad spectrum of traumatic events, school violence, and war and terrorism. The text will be of value to graduate counseling students and professional counselors as well as social workers, psychologists, and other human service providers, psychiatric nurses, who will be able to attend to trauma survivors with a depth of knowledge and confidence.

The contents of trauma counseling not only fulfill but exceed the requirements of The Council of Accreditation and Counseling and Related Educational Program CACREP standards. Key features:addresses the theory and treatment of trauma survivors of interpersonal violence, community violence, school violence, hate crimes, natural disasters, and war and terrorismProvides a multidisciplinary approach to treatment that integrates findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology.

The book discusses evidence-based trauma assessment and intervention techniques and integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology.

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate, insightful strategies for rehabilitation, Perry explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress -- and reveals the unexpected measures that can be taken to ease a child's pain and help him grow into a healthy adult.

Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In the boy who was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry and his clinical group worked with hundreds who endured severe childhood neglect and abuse with incredible resilience and strength.

In this instant classic of developmental psychology, a renowned psychiatrist examines the effect that trauma can have on a child, reveals how PTSD impacts the developing mind, and outlines the path to recovery. What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind -- and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Dr.

In this deeply informed and moving book, Bruce Perry dramatically demonstrates that only when we understand the science of the mind can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child. Perry tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing.

Through the stories of children who recover -- physically, language, and emotionally -- from the most devastating circumstances, Perry shows how simple things like surroundings, and touch can deeply impact the developing brain, affection, mentally, for better or for worse.

The Politics of Collective Violence Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics

In collective violence, involves at least two perpetrators of damage, social interaction immediately inflicts physical damage, and results in part from coordination among the persons who perform the damaging acts. Professor tilly argues that collective violence is complicated, changeable, and unpredictable in some regards, yet that it also results from similar causes variously combined in different times and places.

Pinpointing the causes, combinations, and settings helps to explain collective violence and its variations, and also helps to identify the best ways to mitigate violence and create democracies with a minimum of damage to persons and property. Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, this book, and even the events of September 11? With striking historical scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, incidents of road rage, first published in 2003, sabotage by peasants of landlords' property, seeks the common causes of these events in collective violence.


101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward

This is the workbook that all mental health professionals wish they had at the beginning of their careers. Equally useful in both group and individual settings, these interventions will provide hope and healing for the client, as well as expand and solidify the professional's expertise. Tools and techniques drawn from the most effective trauma modalities:- art therapy- CBT- DBT- EFT- EMDR- Energy Psychology- Focusing- Gestalt Therapy- Guided Imagery- Mindfulness- Psychodrama- Sensorimotor Psychology- Somatic Experiencing and Movement Therapies.

Containing over 100 approaches to effectively deal with trauma, this workbook pulls together a wide array of treatments into one concise resource.

The Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology, Revised Edition: Working with Patients, Families, and Physicians to Optimize Care

Ideal for readers without extensive background in neurobiology, behavior, the book clearly explains how medications work in the brain and how they affect an individual's emotions, and relationships. In this edition, psychopharmacology content has been fully updated. Strategies for collaborating successfully with patients, their family members, and prescribers are discussed in detail.

This indispensable book provides therapists and counselors with crucial knowledge about psychotropic medications: when and how to make medication referrals, how to answer patients' questions and help them handle problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively.

Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders Adults: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models

Courtois and ford's authored book, which presents their own therapeutic approach for adult clients in depth, Treatment of Complex Trauma, and their edited volume Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Contributors review the research that supports the conceptualization of complex traumatic stress as distinct from PTSD.

Combining scientific and clinical perspectives, this volume brings together leading authorities on complex traumatic stress and its treatment in adults. They explore the pathways by which chronic trauma can affect psychological development, attachment security, and adult relationships. Chapters describe evidence-based assessment tools and an array of treatment models for individuals, families, couples, and groups.

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