Join Routledge in Supporting World PTSD Awareness Month

Routledge is proud to support PTSD Awareness month with interviews and advice from trauma experts, and a special discount on key titles on trauma and PTSD.

Read our Q&A with Lisa Ferentz about recovery from trauma and download a sample chapter from her book, Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors.

Read our Q&A with Paula Howie, editor of Art Therapy with Military Populations.


Featured Titles

  • Complex Psychological Trauma

    The Centrality of Relationship

    By Philip J. Kinsler

    Complex Psychological Trauma takes clinicians beyond the standard approaches for treating simple, single-stressor incident PTSD. Here the focus is on the major choice points that establish the relational conditions for growth and change. In these pages, new and experienced clinicians alike will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men

    The Trauma of Sexual Abuse

    Edited by Richard B. Gartner

    Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men: The Trauma of Sexual Abuse is an indispensable go-to book for understanding male sexual victimization. It has become increasingly clear since the 1980s that men and boys, like women and girls, are sexually abused and assaulted in alarming numbers.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Healing Sexually Betrayed Men and Boys

    Treatment for Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Trauma

    Edited by Richard B. Gartner

    Healing Sexually Betrayed Men and Boys is the new authoritative source for treatment of men and boys with histories of sexual victimization. Male victims and survivors of sexual trauma lived in shadow until the turn of the 21st century, when scandal after scandal about the sexual abuse of boys and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Art Therapy with Military Populations

    History, Innovation, and Applications

    Edited by Paula Howie

    For decades, art therapy has proved to be a practical treatment for veterans and other military populations suffering from trauma. Art Therapy with Military Populations provides an in-depth overview of both the theoretical and historical bases of art therapy with these groups while also…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalysis and Holocaust Testimony

    Unwanted Memories of Social Trauma

    Edited by Dori Laub, Andreas Hamburger

    Psychoanalytic work with socially traumatised patients is an increasingly popular vocation, but remains extremely demanding and little covered in the literature. In Psychoanalysis and Holocaust Testimony, a range of contributors draw upon their own clinical work, and on research findings from work…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors

    Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation

    By Janina Fisher

    Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors integrates a neurobiologically informed understanding of trauma, dissociation, and attachment with a practical approach to treatment, all communicated in straightforward language accessible to both client and therapist. Readers will be exposed to a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Wounded Angels

    Inspiration from Children in Crisis, Second Edition

    By Richard Kagan

    Wounded Angels: Inspiration From Children in Crisis uses vignettes of children in crisis situations to portray how troubling behaviors can act as clues for ways children can grow stronger after traumatic stress. This text shows how children can guide caregivers and practitioners through hidden…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations

    Trauma-Informed Practices to Facilitate Growth

    By Christine C. Forner

    Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations explores the potential of mindfulness and explains why this level of developmental human achievement is so precarious within traumatic stress, especially traumatic dissociation. Chapters discuss the connection and disconnection between mindfulness…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Real Life Heroes

    Toolkit for Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Families, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Kagan

    Real Life Heroes: Toolkit for Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Families, Second Edition is an organized and easy-to-use reference for practitioners providing therapy to children and caregivers with traumatic stress. This step-by-step guide is an accompanying text to the workbook Real…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Wounds of History

    Repair and Resilience in the Trans-Generational Transmission of Trauma

    Edited by Jill Salberg, Sue Grand

    Wounds of History takes a new view in psychoanalysis using a trans-generational and social/political/cultural model looking at trauma and its transmission. The view is radical in looking beyond maternal dyads and Oedipal triangles and in its portrayal of a multi-generational world that is no longer…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Real Life Heroes Life Storybook, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Kagan

    Real Life Heroes Life Storybook, 3rd Edition is a resourceful tool for children with traumatic stress. The resiliency-centered format and structure of the volume is coupled with treatment and sessions outlined in the Real Life Heroes Toolkit for Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents

    By Karen Treisman

    Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents focuses on the multi-layered complex and dynamic area of trauma, loss and disrupted attachment on babies, children, adolescents and the systems around them. The book explores the impact of relational and developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Treating Complex Trauma and Dissociation

    A Practical Guide to Navigating Therapeutic Challenges

    By Lynette S. Danylchuk, Kevin J. Connors

    Treating Complex Trauma and Dissociation is the ideal guide for the front-line clinician whose clients come in with histories of trauma, abuse, self-injury, flashbacks, suicidal behavior, and more. The book helps clinicians develop their own responses and practical solutions to common questions,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Caring for the Military

    A Guide for Helping Professionals

    Edited by Joan Beder

    With overseas deployment scaling down in recent years, helping professionals need practical tools for working with servicemen and women returning from deployment. Caring for the Military, with its case studies and clinical discussions, is indispensable for social workers and other helping…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Using Neuroscience in Trauma Therapy

    Creative and Compassionate Counseling

    By Julie A. Uhernik

    Using Neuroscience in Trauma Therapy provides a basic overview of structure and function of the brain and nervous system, with special emphasis on changes that occur when the brain is exposed to trauma. The book presents a unique and integrative approach that blends soma and psyche beyond the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
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  • Self-help for Trauma Therapists

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Margaret Pack

    For those offering trauma-informed care, it can be difficult to maintain wellbeing and a balanced, positive outlook when the nature of their job requires frequent engagement with traumatic disclosures. Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner’s Guide intends to assist human service workers-…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Art Therapy, Trauma, and Neuroscience

    Theoretical and Practical Perspectives

    Edited by Juliet L. King

    Art Therapy, Trauma, and Neuroscience combines theory, research, and practice with traumatized populations in a neuroscience framework. Recognizing the importance of understanding both art therapy and trauma studies as brain-based interventions, some of the most renowned figures in art therapy and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma

    Lifting the Burdens of the Past

    By Sharon Stanley

    Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological and attachment research with somatic, embodied healing practices.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge

  • Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma

    Theory, Practice, and Evaluation

    By Michal Shamai

    Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma explains the theoretical basis for understanding collective and national trauma through the concept of systems theory, and gives ways of implementing systems theory in interventions at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Particular attention…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge

  • Communicating Trauma

    Clinical Presentations and Interventions with Traumatized Children

    By Na'ama Yehuda

    Communicating Trauma explores the various aspects of language and communication and how their development can be affected by childhood trauma and overwhelm. Multiple case-study vignettes describe how different kinds of childhood trauma can manifest in children's ability to relate, attend, learn,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge

  • Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents

    A Four-Phase Model

    By Carmen Richardson

    Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents is the book so many expressive arts and trauma therapists have been waiting for. Not only does it lay out an organized, thorough framework for applying varied expressive arts modalities, it provides clear directions for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
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  • Relational Treatment of Trauma

    Stories of loss and hope

    By Toni Heineman

    Relational Treatment of Trauma: Stories of loss and hope is the culmination of over 35 years of psychotherapy with children and adults, many of whom have suffered the effects of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. It addresses a gap in the literature on the treatment of trauma and chronic loss…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors

    A Workbook of Hope and Healing

    By Lisa Ferentz

    Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors offers inspiring, hopeful, creative resources for the millions of male and female adolescents and adults who struggle with eating disorders, addictions, any form of self-mutilation. It is also a workbook for the clinicians who treat them. Using journaling…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

  • Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors

    A Clinician’s Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Lisa Ferentz

    Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, 2nd ed, is a book for clinicians who specialize in helping trauma survivors and, during the course of treatment, find themselves unexpectedly confronted with client disclosures of self-destructive behaviors, including self-mutilation and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-08
    Routledge

About PTSD Awareness Month

Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day. In 2014, the Senate designated the full month of June for National PTSD Awareness. The purpose of PTSD Awareness Month is to encourage everyone to raise public awareness of PTSD and effective treatments. We encourage you to help us spread the word about PTSD and effective treatments. Learn more about PTSD Awareness Month and how you can help from the National Center for PTSD.

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