Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder describes a novel approach that has the potential to transform the psychological treatment of PTSD.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a prevalent, debilitating public health problem. Cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs), and specifically exposure-based therapy, have long dominated PTSD treatment. Empirically supported treatments-Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and virtual reality therapy-all have relied upon the "fear extinction model" of exposing patients to reminders of their trauma until they grow accustomed to and extinguish the fear. While exposure-based treatments work, they (like all treatments) have their limits. Many patients refuse to undergo them or drop out of treatment prematurely; others may actually worsen in such treatment; and still others simply do not benefit from them. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder describes a novel approach that has the potential to transform the psychological treatment of PTSD. Drawing on exciting new clinical research findings, this book provides a new, less threatening treatment option for the many patients and therapists who find exposure-based treatments grueling. Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for PTSD was tested in a randomized controlled trial that compared three psychotherapies. Dr. Markowitz and his group found that IPT was essentially just as effective as exposure-based Prolonged Exposure. IPT had higher response rates and lower dropout rates than did PE, particularly for patients who were also suffering from major depression. These novel findings suggest that patients need not undergo exposure to recover from PTSD. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder describes an exciting alternative therapy for PTSD, details the results of the study, and provides an IPT treatment manual for PTSD.

Counselling for Post traumatic Stress Disorder

The book is unique in covering the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of post-traumatic states.

Counselling for Post traumatic Stress Disorder

Counselling for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Third Edition addresses the specifics of counselling clients who have suffered major trauma, whether recently or in the past, and includes 18 detailed case examples together with transcripts of sessions. The authors' cognitive contextual approach translates the psychobiology of trauma responses into clinically useful analogies and simple drawings that guide the therapist and client. The book is unique in covering the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of post-traumatic states. In this fully updated Third Edition the needs of special populations - children/adolescents, refugees and those in pain - are also addressed. Additional material includes a new PTSD screening inventory and a counselling competence scale. Counselling for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Third Edition is an invaluable, comprehensive aid for both the experienced and novice therapist working with trauma victims. Michael J. Scott is a Consultant Psychologist and External Examiner for the MSc Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapies Programme at the University of Chester. Stephen G. Stradling is Professor of Transport Psychology at Napier University.

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Brief Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The book is application-based, providing a step-by-step guide from initial assessment to the last counselling session, illustrated with many examples from actual sessions.

Brief Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Therapists and counsellors, in training and practice, will welcome this concise and practical introduction to the TIR approach for helping clients with PTSD and other human traumas. The book is application-based, providing a step-by-step guide from initial assessment to the last counselling session, illustrated with many examples from actual sessions. TIR is a person-centred, structured approach which can * achieve symptom resolution in a brief course of counselling (often about 20 hours) * respect and value the client's experience and needs * work alongside a variety of therapy methods in a holistic way * minimise the risk of re-traumatisation The authors provide a review of the major theories of stress and trauma, and of other methods of working with clients that are most useful alongside the TIR approach, an approach that is useful for a wide range of 'normal life' traumas, not just PTSD.

Oversight on post traumatic stress disorder

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Acceptance Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post traumatic Stress Disorder Trauma related Problems

An indispensable resource for mental health professionals, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma-Related Problems offers a practical and accessible yet theoretically complete ...

Acceptance   Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post traumatic Stress Disorder   Trauma related Problems

From two well-known psychologists, this indispensable resource for mental health professionals offers a practical, accessible and theoretically complete approach to using ACT to treat PTSD and acute trauma-related symptoms.

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A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions

A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions aims to help therapists who may lack specific training or who may not have an extensive range of clinical experience.

A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions

Many people experience traumatic events and whilst some gradually recover from such experiences, others find it more difficult and may seek professional help for a range of problems. A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Traumatic Stress Reactions aims to help therapists who may not have an extensive range of clinical experience. The book includes descriptions and case studies of clinical cases of cognitive behavioural treatments involving people who have experienced traumatic events, including: people with phobias, depression and paranoid delusions following traumatic experiences people with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) people who have experienced multiple and prolonged traumatizations people who are refugees or asylum-seekers. All chapters are written by experts in the field and consider what may be learned from such cases. In addition it is considered how these cases can be applied more generally in cognitive behavioural treatments for traumatic stress reactions. This book will be invaluable to all mental health professionals and in particular to therapists wanting to treat people who have experienced traumatic events, allowing them to creatively apply their existing knowledge to new clinical cases.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This book discusses how trauma-focused cognitive therapy can be used to help children and adolescents who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder develops after exposure to one or more terrifying events that have caused, or threatened to cause the sufferer grave physical harm. This book discusses how trauma-focused cognitive therapy can be used to help children and adolescents who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. Cognitive therapy is frequently used to treat adults who suffer from PTSD with proven results. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder provides the therapist with instructions on how CT models can be used with children and young people to combat the disorder. Based on research carried out by the authors, this book covers: assessment procedures and measures formulation and treatment planning trauma focused cognitive therapy methods common hurdles. The authors provide case studies and practical tips, as well as examples of self-report measures and handouts for young people and their parents which will help the practitioner to prepare for working with this difficult client group. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is an accessible, practical, clinically relevant guide for professionals and trainees in child and adolescent mental health service teams who work with traumatized children and young people.

Trauma

This book offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of trauma counselling, covering: * trauma assessment * resourcing the trauma client * trauma aftercare * working with trauma in private practice * trauma and the therapist * a brief ...

Trauma

In recent years a number of high-profile disasters have heightened public awareness of the impact of trauma. This book offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of trauma counselling, covering: * trauma assessment * resourcing the trauma client * trauma aftercare * working with trauma in private practice * trauma and the therapist * a brief history of trauma. This practical and effective guide to trauma counselling will be invaluable to counsellors, GPs, social workers, human resource managers, emergency response organisations and all those involved in treating trauma victims using counselling skills.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorders

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorders

This volume is a collection of original chapters by a group of authors at the leading UK research and treatment centre on PTSD dealing with the diagnosis and context of PTSD, psychological mechanisms and behaviour, and strategies for therapy and prevention. Drawing on ten years intensive experience with adults and children presenting with PTSD and other disorders following a series of disasters, Yule emphasises the cognitive behavioural approach to PTSD and integrates important perspectives from social psychology, experimental cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and developmental psychology. Cross-cultural issues and issues in planning emergency responses to disasters are discussed. The controversy surrounding various short term and crisis interventions is critically presented.

A Multidimensional Approach to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Art Therapy

This book focusses on art therapy as a treatment of PTSD in both theory and practice.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Art Therapy

This book focusses on art therapy as a treatment of PTSD in both theory and practice. It includes an in-depth look at what PTSD is, how it develops, and how art therapists should approach and treat it, with a focus on furthering social justice. The chapters cover a wide variety of contexts, including adults at a rape crisis centre, veterans, children in group homes and patients at substance use facilities. The second section of the book includes invaluable practical strategies and interventions based on the author's decades of experience in the field. It also discusses more complex concepts, including the impact of avoidance in maintaining symptoms of PTSD, and considers how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can guide art therapy interventions.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD

This book is both an essential resource and practical guide to everyday clinical interactions. It is a necessary addition to the medical library for students and senior clinicians alike.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD

The number of individuals diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder has increased in the past decade, not only in the military and veteran population but within the civilian population as well. Traditional treatments such as pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy have provided less-than-ideal results proving to be less effective when used alone to treat the disorder. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD supplements these traditional treatments, using new and effective techniques to fill the therapeutic void. The alternative therapies covered include acceptance and commitment therapy, acupuncture, alternative pharmacology, canine assistive therapy, family focused interventions, internet and computer-based therapy, meditation techniques, mobile applications, recreational therapy, resilience training, transracial magnetic stimulation, virtual reality exposure therapy, and yoga. Each chapter delivers the most up-to-date understanding of neurobiology, best practices, and key points for clinicians and patients considering inclusion of these treatments in patient care. Drs. David Benedek and Gary Wynn offer insight into the future of complementary and alternative medicine, shining a light onto how these techniques fit into clinical practice to create the most beneficial treatments for the patient. This book is both an essential resource and practical guide to everyday clinical interactions. It is a necessary addition to the medical library for students and senior clinicians alike.

Protocol for Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This book will prove a valuable addition to the resources of all those who work in this field, where effective treatment, though much needed, is still scarce.

Protocol for Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Psychic trauma is as old as mankind itself, but it is still not fully understood how or why the exposure to single or multiple horrific events can overwhelm some people to the extent that they are haunted day and night by the terrible things they have witnessed. Most will recover spontaneously, but others become victims of the most common psychological disorder stemming from such an experience: post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is estimated that 8% of the Western population suffer from this disorder, and that 40% of them will continue to suffer from symptoms even ten years after the trigger event. For many years it was believed that there was no remedy for those suffering from severe psychic trauma, but in the last decade a major breakthrough has seen the development of new and effective therapy methods. Regaining a sense of control is key to helping clients suffering from PTSD and its accompanying disorders. The authors of this book have spent many years working in the field. Here they distill those elements common to all the accepted methods of treatment, and they add the unique aspect of imagination and fantasy, described in a concept they call Fantastic Reality. Whilst not claiming to have a remedy or solution for every sufferer, this book will help to provide solutions for some of the aspects lacking in other models. This book will prove a valuable addition to the resources of all those who work in this field, where effective treatment, though much needed, is still scarce.

Sexual Abuse Counselling of Victims with Post traumatic Stress Disorder

The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of counselling to cope with the PTSD in adolescent girls who were referred from various hospitals and educational organizations.

Sexual Abuse   Counselling of Victims with Post traumatic Stress Disorder

The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of counselling to cope with the PTSD in adolescent girls who were referred from various hospitals and educational organizations. This wan an empirical research in which both qualitative and quantitative methods were used...abusers of these girls were uncles, biological fathers, lovers, and strangers including women...The finding is that the counselling strategies used at Grace Counselling Center, Kayamkulam are effective in reducing overall PTSD in adolescent girls and the result is significant. All participants reported decrease in PTSD. Depression and suicidal ideations significantly decreased with these psychotherapies and counselling. Thus, this research supports that counselling can help sexually abused adolescent girls with PTSD. - from abstract.

Personality guided Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

On the Nature of Personality and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder : One's Fate Resides in One's Character - An Introduction to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - The Defining Moment of Psychological Trauma: What Makes a Traumatic Event Traumatic?

Personality guided Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

In Personality-Guided Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, George S. Everly, Jr., and Jeffrey M. Lating shed light on the role personality factors play in the genesis and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). With psychologically toxic events like airplane hijackings, terrorist acts, community violence, and natural disasters - an unfortunate reality in today's world - posttraumatic stress may be viewed as posing a public health challenge. Using Theodore Millon's personality-guided psychology as a framework, the authors provide insight into this challenging disorder. They discuss personality factors that can help protect against stress or increase vulnerability to stress. They explore the biological foundations of PTSD and offer practical guidance on how to assess for PTSD, how to incorporate an understanding of personality in the formation of the therapeutic alliance and in other aspects of intervention, and how to resolve trauma. This groundbreaking book will be invaluable to all helping professionals dealing with the aftermath of trauma.

The Cost effectiveness of Psychotherapy

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The Cost effectiveness of Psychotherapy

The health care system continues to change rapidly in response to skyrocketing medical costs and private sector forces. Consumers, investigators, and clinicians have become more cognizant of the urgent need for systematic integration of data on the cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy.This volume, the first of its kind, reflects a focused integration of the work of some of the world's most distinguished mental health investigators. It spans the domains of clinical, treatment, and services research, while incorporating a critical focus throughout on mental health economics. Thishandbook is designed to serve as a guide, providing substantive direction to a coalescing area of inquiry. Organized as an introductory text to a newly burgeoning field, the book includes, among others, step-by-step introductions to the approaches used by economists to evaluate cost-effectiveness,descriptions of key research instruments and where to get them, and critical assessments of the pros and cons of alternative research design strategies.

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

MBCT has been growing in popularity, and has solid research support, but this is the first text to apply it to trauma survivors This pioneering text is based on the authors’ experience in using MBCT for PTSD in the first randomized ...

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

"General clinicians will, inevitably, encounter individuals with a history of trauma. While the research base on mindfulness has exploded in the last decade, its potential uses for working with trauma survivors are only just beginning to be researched. This pioneering text outlines a program for using Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), based on the authors' experience in the first randomized controlled clinical trial. It provides a thorough review of the nature of trauma, current evidence-based practices, and a practical overview of the potential applications of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in working with PTSD. MBCT for PTSD provides solid principles, practical tools, and numerous case examples for integrating mindfulness into PTSD treatment. This book expands the range of potential treatment options and lends new hope for trauma survivors to lead more fulfilling lives. It is an invaluable text for trauma therapists looking to further their skills, mindfulness-based therapists seeking more knowledge about trauma, as well as readers interested in learning about both"--