Readers will learn how to exercise the part of the brain that is responsible for mindfulness and how to regulate the part that is responsible for dissociation, and they’ll come away from the book with tips that will help even the most ...
Author: Christine C. Forner
Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations explores the potential of mindfulness and explains why this level of developmental human achievement is so precarious within traumatic stress, especially traumatic dissociation. Chapters discuss the connection and disconnection between mindfulness and dissociative disorders and highlight the importance of gently creating a mindfulness practice for traumatized individuals. Readers will learn how to exercise the part of the brain that is responsible for mindfulness and how to regulate the part that is responsible for dissociation, and they’ll come away from the book with tips that will help even the most dissociative client to reap the benefits of mindfulness practices.
Creative Meditations for Complex Trauma and Dissociation: Fostering Mindfulness and Facilitating Growth. Routledge. New York. Forner, Christine. (
2011, November). Creative Meditations and Medial Prefrontal Cortex Processing
Author: Niki Gomez-Perales
Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents brings together two powerful treatment directions that exponentially expand the knowledge and skills available to child and adolescent trauma therapists. The book provides theoretical knowledge, clinical approaches, and specific, detailed techniques that clinicians will find indispensable in the treatment of the most challenging and high-risk young trauma victims. Also included are case studies, developed from over three decades of experience, that show the reader how to use the techniques in real-life settings. The treatment approach described here is flexible enough to adapt to real clients in the real world, regardless of trauma and attachment histories, family and living situations, or difficulties engaging in supportive therapeutic relationships. Clear and cohesive, the model presented here allows room for the individuality and approach of each therapist so that the therapeutic relationship can evolve in a genuine and unique way. An appendix of photocopiable worksheets gives interactive tools for therapists to immediately use with clients.
Christine Forner MSW, RSW President, International Society for the Study of
Trauma and Dissociation, 2019 Author of Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations: Trauma-Informed Practices to Facilitate Growth Acknowledgments A
Author: Lisa Danylchuk
Yoga for Trauma Recovery outlines best practices for the growing body of professionals trained in both yoga and psychotherapy and addresses the theoretical foundations that tie the two fields. Chapters show how understanding the safe and effective integration of trauma-informed yoga and somatic psychotherapy is essential to providing informed, effective treatment. Uniting recent developments in our understanding of trauma recovery with ancient tenets of yoga philosophy and practice, this foundational text is a must read for those interested in the healing capacities of each modality. Readers will come away from the book with a strong sense of how to apply theory, philosophy, and research to the real-life complexities of clients and students.
dissociate or panic when they practice mindfulness meditation. Connecting meditation to tactile art making can circumvent this problem. Neurobiologically, dissociation is linked to an overactivated left hemisphere, specifically the PFC.
Author: Noah Hass-Cohen
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Presenting a neuroscientifically aware approach to art therapy. Art Therapy and the Neuroscience of Relationships, Creativity, and Resiliency offers a comprehensive integration of art therapy and interpersonal neurobiology. It showcases the Art Therapy Relational Neuroscience (ATR-N) theoretical and clinical approach, and demonstrates how it can be used to help clients with autobiographical memory, reflecting and creating, touch and space, meaning-making, emotions, and dealing with long-term stress and trauma. The ATR-N approach, first developed by Noah Hass-Cohen, is comprised of six principles: Creative Embodiment, Relational Resonating, Expressive Communicating, Adaptive Responding, Transformative Integrating, and Empathizing and Compassion (CREATE). The chapters in this book are organized around these CREATE principles, demonstrating the dynamic interplay of brain and bodily systems during art therapy. Each chapter begins with an overview of one CREATE principle, which is then richly illustrated with therapeutic artwork and intrapersonal reflections. The subsequent discussion of the related relational neuroscience elucidates how the ATR-N work is grounded in research and evidence-based theory. The last section of each chapter, which is devoted to clinical skills and applications, integrates practices and approaches across all six of the CREATE principles, demonstrating how therapeutic art making can help people decipher the functional mystery of their relational nervous system, enhance their emotive and cognitive abilities, and increase the motivation to learn novel concepts and participate in a meaningful social discourse.
This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting ...
Author: John Hattie
In November 2008, John Hattie's ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more thanfifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step-by-step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; 'how do we maximise achievement in our schools?'
Each page of this book is designed to help you engage in practice that will hopefully translate into your life.
Author: Jamie Marich
Each page of this book is designed to help you engage in practice that will hopefully translate into your life. Every day, you are presented with:?An inspirational quote from people who have deeply influenced Jamie and Steve?A trauma-informed reflection?A simple 3-5 minute meditation or expressive arts practice?A prayer or intentionThis reader is appropriate for people on all paths of recovery, however you may define recovery at this moment in your life. Whether its alcohol, drugs, codependency, food, shopping, problematic sexual acting out, compulsive Internet use, or other trauma-based dissociation that keeps you stuck, may you find ideas for helping you to engage more fully with the present day.
Many have been drawn to meditation practice to learn about how to suffer less
and be happier. ... He remarked at the end of his time in the program that “the four
pillars [recovery, psychotherapy, medicine, and mindfulness] are like a jazz band.
... He is also a leader in facilitating the other "players" in an evolving process of
communication, effectiveness, and creativity. ... tendencies toward craving or
aversion, high- or low-energy states, dissociation, particular emotional and mind
Author: Lawrence Peltz
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Introduces the practice of mindfulness while explaining how it can offer beneficial approaches to addiction recovery, drawing on the author's expertise as an addiction psychiatrist to outline mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques while sharing illustrative patient stories. Original.
... experienced by various group members, the therapist could teach breathing
techniques, basic mindfulness meditation, ... There is room in each of the group
settings for the use of creative techniques that can enhance the group experience
Author: Deborah Haddock
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Health & Fitness
Finally, a book that addresses your concerns about DID From Eve to Sybil to Truddi Chase, the media have long chronicled the lives of people with dissociative identity disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personality disorder. The Dissociative Identity Disorder Sourcebook serves as a much-needed bridge for communication between the dissociative individual and therapists, family, and friends who also have to learn to deal with the effects of this truly astonishing disorder.
Among the array of coaching-related topics investigated by neuroscience
researchers are creativity (Limb and Braun, ... that taught participants mindfulness meditation, Farb and colleagues (2007) found participants were able
to dissociate ...
Author: Jonathan Passmore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A state-of-the-art reference, drawing on key contemporary research to provide an in-depth, international, and competencies-based approach to the psychology of coaching and mentoring. Puts cutting-edge evidence at the fingertips of organizational psychology practitioners who need it most, but who do not always have the time or resources to keep up with scholarly research Thematic chapters cover theoretical models, efficacy, ethics, training, the influence of emerging fields such as neuroscience and mindfulness, virtual coaching and mentoring and more Contributors include Anthony Grant, David Clutterbuck, Susan David, Robert Garvey, Stephen Palmer, Reinhard Stelter, Robert Lee, David Lane, Tatiana Bachkirova and Carol Kauffman With a Foreword by Sir John Whitmore
Release on 1994 | by Union of International Associations
Author: Union of International Associations
Publisher: De Gruyter Saur
Category: Civilization, Modern
The destruction of wildlife habitats ... organized crime ... AIDS ... illiteracy ... acid rain -- these are among the 130,000 topics documented and discussed in the new edition of the Encyclopedia. But its truly unique goal is to present this complex set of issues in ways that facilitate an organized response. To this end, the book also focuses on the complex relationship between problems and society's own ideological relationship with these problems. How do human priorities and perceptions aggravate or enable problems? What are the established and alternative responses? The Encyclopedia contains over 158,000 cross-references between entries, an extensive 91,000 practical key term index, bibliographies, and full cross-referencing to the Yearbook of International Organizations. For anyone concerned with the world community, here are the means to explore and participate in today's most crucial endeavors. Volume 2, Human Potential: Transformation and Values, contains 7,700 entries reflecting a spectrum of problem-solving approaches based on such human development issues as self-learning, creativity, and modes of awareness. The volume also focuses on specific religious beliefs, value systems, and thought patterns.
Rogers , N. Creative Connection : The Expressive Arts as Healing . ... Schiele ,
D. R. “ The Neuropsychobiology of Addiction , Trauma and Dissociation “ Paper
presented at 5th Annual Western ... Meditation and Attention : A Comparison Of
The Effects Of Concentrative And Mindfulness Meditation On Sustained Attention
Author: Kathy Luethje
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Pub
This fascinating collection of essays contains a variety of perspectives about the use of expressive arts for facilitating physical and emotional healing. Each author within brings a fresh approach and unique experiences to their writing. Within these pages, you will find many ideas for the use of the arts and can learn how to engage the inner layers of the self that allow natural healing processes of the body and soul to flourish. When we fully engage an art modality, we find ourselves in a place in our consciousness that could be called 'healingspace, ' where we feel ourselves whole and re-member ourselves as well. From psychic trauma to physical illness, dis-ease of many kinds may be addressed through the various techniques discussed here. The tools offered by some authors are population specific and age appropriate, while several authors have given us the philosophical underpinnings for it all. While the authors within represent the grassroots voices of this new and rapidly expanding field, several of them have developed their own methods for using the arts, and have thriving practices. Our approach is wholistic. Music, visual arts, movement, dance, and poetry are discussed as separate modalities and in combination with one another in a process or flow. The reader will engage in our experiences with these modalities as they have been lived. The complementary CD that accompanies this book will allows the listener to have a full sound experience of toning. If a rationale is needed for establishing arts programs in medical centers or other health facilities, it can be found here. The book offers tools for self development and for group facilitation. Those wanting to expand their healing practice through the use of the arts will find the book to be a faithful guide. Anyone wishing for a fuller understanding of how the arts may work to facilitate healing will find much food for thought within these pages
+ HH0761 Meditation Description The term has been used to designate a
seemingly wide vanety of practices, some ot which ... of life in the everyday world
(including physical and mental health), of gaining in self-knowledge, self-esteem, creativity ... Tlnch N The Miracle ol Mindfulness (1968). ... HH0763 Multiple
personality Dissociative states — Alter personality — Multiple personality
disorder — MPD ...
Release on 1983 | by World Fellowship of Buddhists
It is an analy tical method based on mindfulness or awareness . ... as formulated
in his teaching as the Science of Creative Intelligence , will eventually lead to the
prevention or cure of most if not all ... patients and those prone to dissociative
reactions ( 9 ) , THE APPLICATION OF MEDITATION TO PSYCHOTHERAPY M
... Creativity , and the Resacralization of the World , 07008 The treatment of dissociative disorder patients : An overview of ... 07204 The unveiling of traumatic
memories and emotions through mindfulness and concentration meditation :
( 2000 ) ; Segal , Williams , & Teasdale ( 2002 ) ; Linehan ( 1993 ) Increased
emotional tolerance Creative hopelessness Letting go of the struggle ... Distress
tolerance skills Meditation Mindfulness training Experiential exercises Defining
valued directions Goal setting Using values ... Taken together , the goal of this
particular aspect of therapy , sometimes referred to as mindfulness training (
Segal et al . , 2002 ) , is to help the client learn to dissociate problematic thoughts
and behavioral ...
Author: Michel Hersen
Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and Johan Rosqvist, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 1, Adults, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with adults. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including ethics, medical issues, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.
Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, this book is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of ...
Author: John N. Briere
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Social Science
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, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, this book is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health
Psychospiritual Psychospiritual effects of a heart - focused meditation : A multiple
case study . ... 563B Psychotherapy as creative process : A grounded theory
exploration . ... 621B Psychological flexibility An examination of mindfulness :
Assessment and relationship to PTSD . ... 558B The grammar of trauma : How
psychologists ' metaphors construct the dissociative response to interpersonal
Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment is a hands-on, practical guide to trauma treatment that integrates a multi-modal approach to a wide range of posttraumatic outcomes.
Author: John Briere
Principles of Trauma Therapy provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational/psychodynamic, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques, and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, it is a hands-on resource for both front-line clinicians in public mental health and those in private practice.
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Author: Kevin Hunter
Publisher: Warrior of Light Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Reaching for the Warrior Within is the author's personal journey recounting a volatile upbringing in a household weighed down with physical, emotional, and psychological child abuse, which caused his consciousness to split into different compartmentalized selves referred to as Dissociative Identity Disorder. This childhood Hell brought on immense anxiety that simultaneously led him down a path of addictions to alcohol, drugs, cigarettes and destructive relationships. The one saving grace was his strong psychic connections with Heaven, which kept him anchored in faith, courage, and a passion and drive to match. He credits turning his life around by paying attention to the Divine messages he has been receiving from his Spirit team since birth. He explains how he was able to distinctly tell the difference between when his higher self was intervening and ruling the show, and when his lower self was running his life into the gutter. Living several lifetimes in one, nothing would stop him from rising above his abusive upbringing, getting his life together, going after what he wanted and achieving it. He describes how he pulled himself up by his bootstraps and obtained every job he wanted without prior experience. This is from work in the entertainment industry with some of Hollywood's esteemed talent, to ridding himself of toxic addictions, and moving into living a healthier lifestyle clear-minded and focused before becoming a spiritual teacher and author of dozens of metaphysical books. Kevin gains strength, healing, and direction with the help of God and his Spirit team of guides and angels. Today as a metaphysical inspirational author, Kevin teaches others how to move out of the Darkness and into the Light. Having experienced living in the trenches of despair, he has experienced what it’s like to rise up out of the ashes and into a warrior of light. Living vicariously through this inspiring story can enable you to distinguish when you have been assisted on your own life path. Reaching for the Warrior Within attests that anyone can positively change their life if they pay attention to their Divine psychic guidance system. This can be from being a victim of child abuse, a drug and alcohol user, to going after the jobs and relationships you want. This powerful story is for those seeking motivation to change, alter, and empower their life one day at a time. Although this story isn’t about the entertainment industry, there is a bonus for those interested in or curious about getting an Entertainment Industry job. Part of Kevin’s story includes how he went from living in poverty and child abuse, to becoming an alcoholic and drug addict by the time he was in his early twenties. This all transformed dramatically when he broke into the Entertainment Industry, which is illustrated and broken down in a couple of chapters. He was twenty-three when he was asked to join the film production company of one of Hollywood’s respected legendary actors, Michelle Pfeiffer. It was there he worked as a Development Assistant before rising up the ranks into coordinating film productions for the Film Studios years later. He went through another transformation when he evolved into a metaphysical spiritual teacher after all of those incredible life experience classes. He has been sought after behind the scenes in the industry having worked with other Hollywood talent including George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Eddie Murphy, Shirley MacLaine, Antonio Banderas, Mark Wahlberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Jessica Lange, Diane Lane, Lisa Kudrow, Daniel Radcliffe, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Julia Stiles, Alessandro Nivola, Jennifer Coolidge, Topher Grace, John C. Reilly, and many others. Chapters include: Inner Child Burial, The Battle Between the Higher and Lower Self, Getting that Important Job, Entertainment Industry, Saturn Return & the One-Sided Relationships, The Spiritual Transformation, The Turning Point, The Death, Transformation into a Warrior of Light, and A New Dawn. What Readers Have Said: "This book is a true inspiration and an example of that saying that says, 'where there's a will there is a way'. The author talks about the struggles that he come out of. He shares his knowledge, his experiences, hardships, successes and his victories." "The author sets a high standard for anyone to match this level of interconnectivity that he has. You should see this book! It's all highlighted! I just couldn't put that felt tip highlighter down!!" "This book is about the author's personal story in coming out of the darkness. It's inspiring." "Thinking about this book after reading it, I had an image of a Phoenix bird rising from the ashes covered in this brilliant orange fire, transforming itself as it flew higher into this beautiful HUGE majestic animal with its wings widespread open! And I said, "THAT'S IT!" Kevin Hunter is truly a real-life amazing Phoenix, risen from the ashes and soaring high above into the sky and to the heavenly light!" "Halfway into this book my heart was melting. How well this was expressed! I was so hooked, inspired and moved by this book. It gives me hope that we can transform our lives if we understand ourselves better and make the right changes!" "Superb writing. It's a wonder that the author is still alive with all that he went through - WOW. What a turnaround he made! I felt so bad for him reading all the stuff about his childhood. BUT he survived and look at him now. Such a strong wonderful person."