Psychological Trauma And Adult Survivor Theory : Therapy And Transformation book cover
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Psychological Trauma And Adult Survivor Theory
Therapy And Transformation

ISBN 9781138004795
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
370 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1991. In this book, the authors present a new conceptualization of the unique experience of trauma survivors. They offer both a new theoretical model which we call constructivist self-development theory (CSDT) and a description of its application to clinical assessment of and intervention with adult trauma survivors.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Theory; Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview; Chapter 2 Constructivist Self Development Theory; Chapter 3 Trauma and Victimization: A Review of the Literature; Chapter 4 The Disruption of Psychological Needs and Related Cognitive Schemas; Part 2 Clinical Assessment and Intervention; Chapter 5 An Overview of Therapeutic Strategies; Chapter 6 Assessing Personal History, Traumatic Events, the Social and Cultural Context, and Social Support; Chapter 7 Assessing and Strengthening Ego Resources and Self Capacities; Chapter 8 Assessing Disrupted Psychological Needs and Related Schemas; Chapter 9 Resolving Disturbed Schemas; Chapter 10 Resolving Traumatic Memories; Part 3 Special Issues; Chapter 11 Understanding and Resolving Transference Reactions and Resistances; Chapter 12 Applying the Theory to Special Clinical Issues; Chapter 13 Applying the Theory to Special Populations; Part 4 Integration; Chapter 14 Integrating the Theory in Four Case Studies;

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