The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms

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New Harbinger Publications, Apr 2, 2002 - Self-Help - 248 pages
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In The PTSD Workbook, two psychologists and trauma experts gather together techniques and interventions used by PTSD experts from around the world to offer trauma survivors the most effective tools available to conquer their most distressing trauma-related symptoms. Readers learn how to determine the type of trauma they experienced, identify their symptoms, and learn the most effective strategies they can use to overcome them.

 

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User Review  - chive - LibraryThing

Some of this book was very interesting particularly when it discussed complex ptsd but towards the end it was incredibly irritating. No, it won't help my recovery to ask a plant's permission to look at it and no, it won't answer me as the book suggests. Bullshit new age bollocks. Read full review

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User Review  - jianlyn - LibraryThing

Workbook style manual with fill in the blanks exercises designed to help people recover from ptsd and trauma related illnesses. Read full review

Contents

A Look at Trauma Simple and Complex
2
and Loss
6
Difficulty Regulating Emotion Complex PTSD Category
1
Somatization How Trauma Impacts Your Body Complex PTSD Category
6
Category
4
Final Thoughts and Exercises
12
Complex PTSD Questionnaire for Trauma Survivors
10
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About the author (2002)

Mary Beth Willams, Ph.D., LCSW, CTS, treats trauma survivors in private practice at Trauma Recovery Education & Counseling Center in Warrenton, Virginia. She also specialized in crisis intervention as a school social worker. Williams is well known in U.S. and international trauma circles as an author, researcher, lecturer, and social policy advisor. She is the past-president of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.

Soili Poijula, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and licensed psychotherapist at Oy Synolon Ltd., Center for Trauma Psychology in Finland. She has been a member of the Finnish Red Cross Catastrophe Group and Finland’s Ministry of Health Advisory Board.

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