Counselling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Therapy in Practice 3rd Revised edition)

Counselling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Therapy in Practice 3rd Revised edition)

By: Michael J. Scott (author), Stephen G. Stradling (author)Paperback

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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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Michael J Scott is a Consultant Psychologist specialising in the assessment and treatment of trauma and practising in Liverpool. This is his ninth text book and his books have included the Simply Effective CBT series and a self-help book for trauma victims and their friends and family, Moving On After Trauma. He taught CBT for 15 years at the University of Manchester and was External Examiner for the MSc in Cognitive and Behaviuoural Psychotherapies at the University of Chester. He is currently External Examiner at the Sheffield Hallam University.

Contents

THEORETICAL BACKGROUND Post-Traumatic Responses Diagnostic Criteria Assessment Development and Course of PTSD Conceptualising PTSD - The Maladaptive Interplay of Two Levels of Memory The Cognitive Profile of Post-Traumatic Responses The Cognitive-Contextual Approach APPLICATIONS PTSD and Sub-Syndromal PTSD Case Examples Beyond PTSD Case Examples

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412921008
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 166
  • ID: 9781412921008
  • weight: 276
  • ISBN10: 1412921007
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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