The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms Paperback – 2002
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'This excellent workbook, based on a rich body of research, will be helpful to anyone who has experienced a sudden, incomprehensible event or suffered lifelong abuse. The authors have provided readers with a clear, comprehensive explanation of trauma, accompanied by practical yet creative exercises to help them manage their trauma symptoms. It's also a valuable resource for clinicians as well as members of the general public striving to understand trauma and return to everyday functioning.'
- Betty Stevens-Guille, PhD, CPsych , trauma specialist, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
'For those who believe that they will never feel 'normal' after a traumatic event, this workbook provides many techniques that survivors can use to jump-start their recovery an extremely important tool for growth and strength.'
- James D. Baxendale, PhD, CTS
' The PTSD Workbook, Second Edition , is an excellent resource for those directly affected by a critical or traumatic event, as well as for professionals working in the trauma field. Filled to the brink with concrete, helpful tools and useful information, it will guide the reader in reducing the untoward effects of trauma. Clinical wisdom is combined with evidence-based information in a very readable book. Having worked with trauma and loss for over thirty years I know that this book will be an indispensable guide for the field.'
- Atle Dyregrov, PhD , director at the Center for Crisis Psychology, Bergen, Norway
This revised workbook is based on the latest research, but written with the same warmth and wisdom that informs the first edition. It is a classic for those who live with severe trauma on an ongoing basis."
- M.E. Stevens-Guille, PhD " --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Mary Beth Williams, PhD, LCSW, CTS, is an author, researcher, lecturer, and trainer in the area of trauma. In addition, she treats trauma survivors in private practice at the Trauma Recovery Education and Counseling Center in Warrenton, VA. Williams is former president of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. She is a trainer for US Customs and Border Protection, cofounder of the proposed 501(c)(3) US Vet Source, and author of many articles, chapters, and books about trauma disorders.
Soili Poijula, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, and director at Oy Synolon Ltd., a center for trauma psychology in Finland, where she has done pioneering work as a developer of post-trauma psychotherapy. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Top Customer Reviews
This workbook will be a very good start and will sure help someone suffering from PTSD/ Trauma. If the traumatise person is willing to start working with this book make sure they realise they will have to face bad souvenir and suffering experience.
There's a lot of information in this book. Easy to read and understand.
The author did a great job!
Most recent customer reviews
Just started reading and I am impressed so far! It is well written and the layout is comprehensive.Published 4 months ago by LaLaBug
This book did not help me at this time. It doesn't help one suffering from multiple traumatic events over a lifetime.Published on Nov. 17 2013 by Elizabet A Dueck
I really love the way that this book is set up with a lot of good information and simple homework type assignments that I have been working through. Read morePublished on March 1 2013 by Heather Mullaly
PTSD is one of the principle psychological disorders in fashion these days: widely applied by professionals, semi-professionals, and patients. Read morePublished on Dec 17 2011 by B. Keith