Playing Hard at Life: A Relational Approach to Treating Multiply Traumatized Adolescents, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Playing Hard at Life

A Relational Approach to Treating Multiply Traumatized Adolescents, 1st Edition

By Etty Cohen

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246 pages

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Description

This book demonstrates how a relational approach can be applied to treating the fragile adolescents, and focuses on soldiers suffering from war trauma. It also focuses on treatment plans; gender in the dyad; individual, group, and family therapy; contact with parents; and termination.

Table of Contents

On the Road to Survival 1. Secrets and Self-Disclosure in the Therapeutic Relationship 2. Enactments—The Language of Therapy with Traumatized Adolescents 3. Dreams—The Royal Road to Trauma 4. Dissociation and Cultural-Social Difference The Evolution of the Transference—Countepfransference—Engagement, Safety, and Erotic Phases 5. Engagement Phase—Resistance and the Antitherapeutic Alliance 6. Safety Phase—Mutual Tenderness 7. Erotic Phase—Confusion Between Tenderness and Passion Finding a Treatment Plan 8. Gender in the Dyad 9. Treatment Planning—Is it Possible? 10. Contact with Parents 11. Termination—Traumatic for Whom?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY002000
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adolescent
PSY004000
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child
PSY006000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health