Trauma & PTSD
Rich in case examples, this book provides a step-by-step guide for the use of hypnotic techniques in the treatment of the entire spectrum of dissociative disorders.
Integrating neuropsychodynamic and biopsychosocial factors, this book provides a guide for psychotherapists whose practices may include patients with traumatic brain injury and related neurobehavioural syndromes, such as strokes and brain tumours.
Taking into account ambiguities in the relationship between childhood abuse experiences, formation of self- destructive personality styles, and subsequent psychotherapy, the author presents a working model that is useful without limiting the practitioner.
This book offers a new conceptual approach to the problem of post-traumatic stress disorder, in which the response to trauma is seen as a reaction to injury rather than as an illness.
The book provides specific and practical techniques, derived from solution-focused therapy and Ericksonian hypnosis, for the treatment of adult survivors of sexual abuse.