Synopses & Reviews
Based on ideas put forward in the bestselling , Babette Rothschild emphasizes the importance of tailoring every trauma therapy to the particular needs of each individual client. A breath of fresh air in the competitive 'mine is best' atmosphere currently so divisive in the field of trauma therapy, each varied and complex case (presented in a variety of writing styles: case reports, session-by-session narratives, single session transcripts) is approached with a combination of methods ranging from traditional psychodynamic and cognitive approaches and applications of attachment theory to innovative trauma methods including EMDR and Levine's SIBAM model. Read on its own on or in conjunction with , clinicians from all disciplines will discover new strategies and gain insight into how to combine various treatment models for increased success with traumatized clients.
Complex trauma cases combining various treatment models for increased efficacy. Each trauma case in this book is presented with a combination of methods ranging from traditional psychodynamic approaches and applications of attachment theory to innovative methods such as EMDR. A breath of fresh air in the competitive, "mine is best" atmosphere so prominent in current trauma therapy.
This is the first book of its kind to advocate utilizing and combining an assortment of trauma treatment models.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-231) and index.
About the Author
Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCSW, has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1976. Author of 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery and the best-selling The Body Remembers, and member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, she gives lectures and professional trainings around the world. She is the editor of Norton's 8 Keys to Mental Health Series. She lives in Los Angeles.