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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma-Related Problems
a Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness and Acceptance Strategies
Author: Westrup, Darrah
2007
Format: Book
A guide for practitioners on acceptance and commitment therapy for experiential avoidance, caused by posttraumatic stress disorder, and on the problem of control in mindfulness and acceptance psychotherapy. There is also a six-step clinical guide to living after trauma - starting with 'creative hopelessness'. The book provides homework for clients as well as case studies
Trauma Trauma counselling Experiential avoidance Post traumatic stress disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, treatment PTSD, treatment PTSD Mindfulness-based psychotherapy Acceptance and commitment therapy Creative hopelessness
Table of contents
1. Acceptance, mindfulness, and trauma. The problem of experiential avoidance and the verbal nature of trauma
2. Mindfulness and acceptance
3. Preparing to begin
4. Creative hopelessness - finding the place where something new can happen
5. Control as the problem - experiential avoidance and unworkable solutions
6. Willingness
7. Self-as-context
8. Valued living
9. Committed action
10. Therapist and treatment considerations
11. Clinical issues and assessment
Conclusion - opening to vitality
Published: New Harbinger Publications; Oakland, CA, USA
Shelf Number: Tr93
Acquisiton Number: 4448
ISBN: 9781608823338

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