Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists

This training manual for patients who have a trauma-related dissociative disorder includes short educational pieces, homework sheets, and exercises that address ways in which dissociation interferes with essential emotional and life skills, and support inner communication and collaboration with dissociative parts of the personality. Topics include understanding dissociation and PTSD, using inner reflection, emotion regulation, coping with dissociative problems related to triggers and traumatic memories, resolving sleep problems related to dissociation, coping with relational difficulties, and help with many other difficulties with daily life. The manual can be used in individual therapy or structured groups.

Title:Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780393706468
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    Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists Reviews

  • Sarah

    This is like a textbook with an absolute ton of information. It was interesting reading about what people with a dissociative disorder experience. I was only familiar with a small number of the strugg...

  • Claire

    I feel like I will never be through reading this book. I always return to it for grounding and direction. It has both basic and deeper, more insightful information about the experience of dissociation...

  • Initially NO

    After almost getting back into this book, after leaving it because it annoy me, I only read until p 142. I had kept wondering why it wasn't something I wanted to read, until I got to this page and the...

  • Astrid

    Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation is the first skills manual specifically for individuals with complex dissociative disorders. It covers a wide variety of topics, including acknowleding your dis...

  • Rob

    Pretty basic guide for dissociation but good for those in therapy who are just learning this material the first time. Can't help but feel that if you are having these symptoms and your current therapi...

  • Andrea Stoeckel

    This is one very big textbook for therapists treating trauma related psychological disorders: from occasional flashbacks to true dissociative disorders. The difference being that both patient and ther...

  • Blu

    Generally useful as a guide for therapists and clients - especially for survivors who are new to their diagnosis. It provides a decent foundation explanation, and with the right therapist could be use...

  • Laura

    The only self-help book that has every really helped me. I recommend this for anyone suffering from dissociative identity disorder, or working through dissociated experiences from their past. It offer...

  • Angela Wade

    Take your time going through - a little bit here, a little bit there. It will make a world of difference....

  • Shelley

    This book is a manual for clinicians working extensively with this population. It contains lots of handouts and explicit lessons on coping with symptoms of dissociation. However, I suspect this book h...