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Rethinking Trauma Treatment: Attachment, Memory Reconsolidation, and Resilience


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Author:
Courtney Armstrong, LPC, MHSP
Copyright:
2019
Publication Date:
Jun 25, 2019
Publisher:
W.W. Norton
Product Code:
SAM086155
ISBN13:
9780393712551
Format:
Hardcover
Number of Pages:
288
Media Type:
Books


Description

Creating safety, hope, and secure attachment to transform traumatic memories.

In this accessible guide, Courtney Armstrong distills discoveries from attachment theory, brain science, and post-traumatic growth into practical strategies you can use to: 1) build trust and a secure therapeutic relationship; 2) transform traumatic memories into stories of triumph and courage; and 3) help clients cultivate resilience and a positive post-trauma identity.

Packed with dozens of scripts, step-by-step worksheets, and inspiring client stories, this book gives you tools for each phase of the trauma therapy process and shows you how to:

 

 

  • Engage and motivate clients based on their attachment style
  • Manage trauma-related dissociation, anxiety, and anger
  • Transform traumatic memories so they no longer haunt your client
  • Work with different types of trauma, from sexual abuse to traumatic grief
  • Evoke inner resources for healing and positive emotional states
  • Counter compassion fatigue and burnout so youcan thrive as a therapist

 

 

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Courtney Armstrong, LPC, MHSP, has over 20 years’ experience and is a Board Certified Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy who has trained thousands of mental health professionals nationally and internationally in creative, brain-based strategies for healing trauma. She is a bestselling author of the book, The Therapeutic “Aha!”: 10 Strategies for Getting Clients Unstuck and Transforming Traumatic Grief and contributes to publications such as the Psychotherapy Networker, Counseling Today, and The Neuropsychotherapist. She has been featured as a trauma and grief expert on national television and radio programs and is the owner/director of Tamarisk: A Center for Mind-Body Therapy in the state of Tennessee.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Courtney Armstrong is the Founder and President of the Institute for Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy. She receives royalties as a published author. Courtney Armstrong receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Courtney Armstrong is a member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis and the American Mental Health Counselor’s Association.


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