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Author Scott, Michael J
Title Counselling for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Imprint London : SAGE Publications, 2006
©2006
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Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (159 pages)
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Series Therapy in Practice
Therapy in Practice
Note Cover Page -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Part 1 Theoretical Background -- 1 Post-traumatic Responses -- Acute reaction -- Chronic reaction -- A spectrum of trauma responses -- 2 Diagnostic Criteria -- The 17 symptoms -- The DSM IV criteria and children -- Acute stress disorder -- Beyond PTSD? -- Pain -- Using diagnostic criteria in practice -- 3 Assessment -- The ubiquity of missed diagnoses -- Assessing the stressor criteria -- Screening for PTSD -- Structured interviews -- Self-report measures -- 4 Development and Course of PTSD -- Who succumbs? -- Who recovers? -- 5 Conceptualising PTSD - the maladaptive interplay of two levels of memory -- 6 The Cognitive Profile of Post-traumatic Responses -- 7 The Cognitive-contextual Approach -- Traditional cognitive therapy -- Refining the cognitive-behavioural model -- Readiness for change -- The format of cognitive-contextual interventions post-trauma -- Part 2 Applications -- 8 PTSD and Sub-syndromal PTSD - Case Examples -- Engaging the PTSD client -- Demonstrate an understanding of the PTSD client's world -- Be prepared to titrate the dose of exposure to traumatic material -- Encourage the client to gradually dare to do what they did before the trauma -- Adopt a multidimensional approach to the traumatised bereaved -- Ensure that the interpersonal dimensions of PTSD are addressed -- Dissociative symptoms should be tackled from the outset -- When the client is as much or more preoccupied with what could have happened -- Clients and counsellors should budget for relapse -- 'But I am not the person I was' -- 9 Beyond PTSD: Case Examples -- Adult survivors of abuse -- Trauma-related guilt -- Substance-abusing clients and those who have become disabled -- When a different focus on the trauma is called for -- PTSD profile but stressor criteria not met
Cases of being misled into inappropriate counselling -- Helping the client cope with 'disfigurement' -- When several members of a family are affected -- Part 3 Postscript -- 10 Strengths and Limitations -- Appendix 1 The Penn Inventory -- Appendix 2 Cognitive Therapy Scale -- Appendix 3 Pain Management -- Appendix 4 Children and Adolescents -- Appendix 5 Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) -- Appendix 6 Refugees -- References -- Index
This book 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. It is unique in covering the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of post-traumatic states. This fully updated Third Edition includes 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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Scott, Michael J Counselling for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder London : SAGE Publications,c2006 9781412920995
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder - Patients - Counseling of
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Alt Author Stradling, Stephen G
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