Trauma : A Practitioner's Guide to Counselling book cover
1st Edition

A Practitioner's Guide to Counselling

Edited By

Thom Spiers

ISBN 9780415186957
Published February 8, 2002 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

In recent years a number of high-profile disasters have heightened public awareness of the impact of trauma. This book offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of trauma counselling, covering:
* trauma assessment
* resourcing the trauma client
* trauma aftercare
* working with trauma in private practice
* trauma and the therapist
* a brief history of trauma.
This practical and effective guide to trauma counselling will be invaluable to counsellors, GPs, social workers, human resource managers, emergency response organisations and all those involved in treating trauma victims using counselling skills.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Trauma Assessment. Resourcing the Trauma Client. Trauma Aftercare - a4 Stage Model. Working with Trauma in Private Practice. Trauma and Spirituality. Trauma and the Therapist. A Brief History of Trauma.

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Thom Spiers is Head of Counselling at London Underground Occupational Health, Marylebone, London.