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CBT for Common Trauma Responses

CBT for Common Trauma Responses

December 2012 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This is the first book to show how to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with the full spectrum of post-traumatic responses; exploring how they affect and relate to one another. Focusing not only on co-morbidity with other anxiety disorders and depression, the book looks more widely at, for example, co-existing pain, substance abuse and head injury.

After discussing how to tailor CBT practice to work most effectively with trauma responses in real-world settings, Michael J Scott goes on to explore the step-by-step treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, other commonly occurring disorders and, finally, secondary traumatisation. Those training to work with young people, or already doing so, will find the focus in Part Three on CBT with traumatized children invaluable.

Post-Trauma Responses and CBT - An Overview
A DSM V-based CBT Model of PTSD
Assessment and Engagement
Non-trauma-focused CBT
Trauma-focused CBT
Group Treatment
Dual Treatment of PTSD with Commonly Associated Disorders
Sub-syndromal PTSD and Phobias
Prolonged Duress Stress Disorder
Chronic Adjustment Disorder
Working with Traumatised Children
Working with Traumatised Clients with a Severe /mental Illness
The CBT Treatment of Pain and Disability
The CBT Treatment of Head Injury
The CBT Treatment of Disfigurement

'This book can be thoroughly recommended to those working with victims of trauma. Therapists will benefit enormously from the author's wide experience of the many varieties of trauma response and the conditions that frequently accompany them' -
Chris Brewin, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University College London

In terms of conceptualising the problem, the author is authoritative and thorough. There are questionnaires for assessing various types of condition as well as guided self-help material. I suspect many private practitioners will find this volume useful as a reference point, not least because of the information it provides about understanding and assessing trauma. My professional understanding was enriched by this book and it left me with new ideas for working with clients.

James Rye
Counsellor/Psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer in private practice in Kings Lynn
Private Practice

I feel that this book is essential for all CBT practitioners and trainees working with traumatised clients. The author demonstrates how CBT works for real-world trauma clients. The excellent use of case studies makes this both accessible and readable and I value the clinically useful advice that the author gives for applying CBT to treat PTSD.

Adrian Pepper
Counselling at Work

This is an invaluable book for all CBT therapists and trainees wishing to further develop their practice in working with client suffering from trauma. It addresses a full spectrum of post-traumatic responses and shows step-by-step how to treat trauma responses and how these are interconnected to one another.

Mrs Ana Paula Wellbrook
Counselling and Psychology, City Lit
January 14, 2020

A fantastic book for therapists dealing with Trauma

Miss nicola lord
Department of Health, Preston College
September 18, 2016

I have found this a useful text for information on working with trauma in a practical and helpful way.

Holly Connolly
Counselling Department, Chichester University
June 30, 2015

A great book for me but too niche for my student groups this time

Mrs Rebecca Claire Southall
Counselling Training, GB Prohealth Ltd
September 5, 2015

I really like the detail of this text. The extensive case studies bring the theory to life and this approach is very helpful for students developing their understanding.

Ms Sally Riggall
Social Work , University of Lincoln
October 7, 2014

Valuable resource for therapists working with clients where trauma as an underlying issue.

Mrs Stephanie Palin
Sex Addiction, Therapy Institute
September 19, 2014

Adopted another book

Dr Chris Simmons
Social Work Dept, University Of Mississippi
June 19, 2014

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