This is a book for clinicians. More specifically, it is a book for clinicians to use with their clients affected by trauma's sequelae. Unique in its approach, author Linda Curran not only defines and explains the current trauma paradigm-relevant, theories and current neuroscience, but step-by-step demonstrates its in-session clinical utility and applicability.
This is the book that clinicians will refer to daily - the beat-up book whose pages are falling out due to excessive handling, referencing specific pages over and over, and copying handouts for clients.
From assessment through stabilization, from internal and external resourcing to the working through of traumatic material, each chapter guides the clinician further into trauma's theory and practice. Recommended for all clinicians working with trauma, this book is a clear and concise, reader-friendly illumination of the HOW and the WHY of trauma treatment.
Linda A. Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD, EMDR Level II Trained, is president of Integrative Trauma Treatment, LLC in Havertown, PA. She provides clients an integrative approach to trauma, and treats PTSD in adolescent and adult populations, including clients with eating disorders, sexual trauma, and self-injury. An international speaker on the treatment of trauma, Linda has developed, produced, and presents multi-media workshops on all aspects of psychological trauma.
Linda is the author of the best-selling Trauma Competency: A Clinician's Guide (PESI, 2010) and 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward (PESI, 2013). She is the producer of the best-selling Interview Trauma DVD series in which she collaborated with the world's leaders in Trauma: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.; Peter Levine, Ph.D.; Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCS; Stephen Porges, Ph.D.; Janina Fisher, Ph.D.; and many more.
Financial: Linda Curran maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Linda Curran has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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