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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy : Treatment and Risk Reduction - Linda Winn

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy

Treatment and Risk Reduction

Paperback Published: 1st May 1994
ISBN: 9781853021831
Number Of Pages: 160

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A practical guide for those working in the field of trauma, from the result of war to the aftermath of sexual abuse. It shows the way forward in helping the sufferer, or group, discussing how they can discover new paths or be reminded of long-forgotten coping skills. The acknowledges the therapist's needs and the presence of old wounds, and presents ways of working through tem in both training and supervision, enabling them to help people with process of healing. The book is intended for psychotherapists, dramatherapists and other professionals working in the field of stress and trauma.

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The author uses her twelve years clinical experience to offer clinicians practical advice on how to make sense of and treat/prevent the risk of PTSD. Winn provides clear explanations and descriptions of dramatherapy activities and techniques...I enjoyed this book. It provides an alternative and complementary medium to talking therapies for traumatised people and there are some useful ideas for clinical psychologists and psychotherapists. -- From the Foreword It is a book that stays close to the daily reality of life in our hospitals, clinics and social services centres. At times the author speaks a language of tough care as well as substantial tenderness. Through straightforward description of her own practice she encourages other mental health practitioners to bear emotional and imaginative witness, thereby to help people to work through their terrible experiences. -- Changes - An International Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy I would recommend this book not only to experienced counsellors wishing to expand their therapeutic armoury, but also to those responsible for training and supervising future generations of workers. -- Cruse - Bereavement Care This publication will be purchased by trainers and those new to this kind of work for its lucid approach to defining PTSD and the situations where it may be found. Parts of the book would be useful to people involved in personnel or management as information for those working alongside a therapist or dramatherapist or those involved in establishing or promoting such a therapeutic approach. It has helpful chapters on prevention, debriefing and supervision which are applicable to an institutional context. -- British Journal of Guidance and Counselling Although written for a specialized minority, the book is clearly presented, so that the reality of what is being described is brought home to those of us who are strangers to PTSD and its clinical problems. For people who are involved in drama it is completely fascinating, however, because it shows how essential dramatic awareness is to our mental well-being. -- Radius

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?p. 1
Normalisationp. 10
Training and Preparation in the Reduction of Risk of PTSD: The Establishment of Group Cohesivenessp. 22
Debriefingp. 38
Key Concepts in the Treatment of PTSDp. 45
The Use of Dramatherapy Groups in the Treatment of PTSDp. 63
The Use of Dramatherapy in the Treatment of Individuals Suffering from PTSDp. 85
Supervision and its Importancep. 110
Conclusionp. 122
Appendix: Sample Supervision Contractp. 125
Referencesp. 128
Indexp. 131
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781853021831
ISBN-10: 1853021830
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st May 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25

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