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Author Boon, Suzette, author.

Title Coping with trauma-related dissociation : skills training for patients and their therapists / Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele, Onno van der Hart.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.8521 BOO    DUE 08-12-18 Billed
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition 1st edition.
Description xviii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Norton professional book
Norton professional book.
Note "A Norton professional book."--Prelimimary page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-460) and index.
Contents Understanding dissociation and trauma-related disorders. Understanding dissociation -- Symptoms of dissociation -- Understanding dissociative parts of the personality -- Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in complex dissociative disorders -- Skills review -- Initial skills for coping with dissociation. Overcoming the phobia of inner experience -- Learning to reflect -- Beginning work with dissociative parts -- Developing an inner sense of safety -- Skills review -- Improving daily life. Improving sleep -- Establishing a healthy daily structure -- Free time and relaxation -- Physical self care -- Developing healthy eating habits -- Skills review -- Coping with trauma-related triggers and memories. Understanding traumatic memory and triggers -- Coping with triggers -- Planning for difficult times -- Skills review -- Understanding emotions and cognitions. Understanding emotions -- The window of tolerance: learning to regulate yourself -- Understanding core beliefs -- Identifying cognitive errors -- Challenging dysfunctional thoughts and core beliefs -- Skills review -- Advanced coping skills. Coping with anger -- Coping with fear -- Coping with shame and guilt -- Coping with the needs of inner child parts -- Coping with self harm -- Improving decision-making through inner cooperation -- Skills review -- Improving relationships with others. The phobias of attachment and attachment loss -- Resolving relational conflicts -- Coping with isolation and loneliness -- Learning to be assertive -- Setting healthy personal boundaries -- Skills review -- Guide for group trainers. Guide for group trainers -- Introductory session -- Leave-taking sessions.
Summary "This is the first book to offer structured skills training for those suffering from dissociative disorders as a result of trauma. Boone, Steele, and van der Hart draw upon a practical integration of current and important theories and therapies for trauma and dissociation. They offer a helpful combination of short educational pieces, homework sheets, and exercises that promote essential emotional and life skills in individuals who suffer from dissociation, and which can be used in either group or individual treatment."--Back cover.
Subject Dissociative disorders.
Psychic trauma -- Complications.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Complications.
Added Author Steele, Kathy.
Hart, Onno van der, 1941-
ISBN 9780393706468 (sc.)

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