Diagnosing and Treating Complex Trauma

The book introduces a layered model for diagnosing and treating complex trauma in four parts. Part One introduces the concept of complex trauma, its historical development and the various theories about trauma. The authors introduce a layered model that describes the symptoms of complex trauma, and conclude with a discussion on the three-phase model.
Part Two describes the diagnostic options available that make use of a layered model of complex trauma.
Part Three discusses the treatment of complex trauma using the three-phase model as an umbrella model that encompasses the entire treatment. Chapters cover a multitude of stabilization techniques crucial to the treatment of every client group regardless of the therapeutic expectations. This part also contains an overview of the general and specific trauma processing techniques. The last chapter in this part covers the third phase of the treatment: integration. Part Four addresses the characteristics of different groups of clients who are affected by complex trauma, the components that affect their treatment and the suggested qualities required of a therapist to deal with each group. The book concludes with a chapter discussing the consequences for therapists providing treatment to people afflicted by complex trauma.

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Trudy Mooren and Martijn Stöfsel | 2015
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Adults, Childhood Adversities, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Comorbidity, Complex PTSD, Diagnosis, Dissertation, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Interpersonal Violence, Memory, Personality Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychoeducation, PTSD (DSM-III), PTSD (DSM-IV), Relationship Therapy, Relaxation Therapy, Resilience, Resistance to Change, Stabilisation, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Traumatic events, Treatment, Treatment Effectiveness, Treatment Facilities
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