An essential reference and tool-kit for treating trauma survivors now updated and
even more comprehensive.
Trauma Practice, now in its 3rd edition, is back by popular demand! Filled with new
resources, this book based on the tri-phasic trauma treatment model is a guide for both
seasoned trauma therapists and newer mental health professionals seeking practical
approaches that work.
Clearly written and detailed, Trauma Practice provides the reader with an array of techniques,
protocols and interventions for effectively helping trauma survivors. Trauma
Practice will help you address the (cognitive, behavioral, body-oriented, and emotional/
relational) aftermath of trauma using impactful care approaches. In addition to presenting
the foundations of CBT trauma treatment, the authors also provide step-bystep
explanations of many popular and effective CBT techniques developed through
the lens of phased trauma therapy. Interventions include Trigger List Development, 3-6
Breath Training, Layering, Systematic Desensitization, Exposure Therapy, Story-Telling
Approaches, as well as new approaches inspired by recent research on neuroplasticity
such as Picture Positive, Corrective Messages from Old Storylines, and Thematic Map.
Completely new sections are devoted to forward-facing trauma therapy, and clinician
self-care. This is a manual that you will find useful everyday in your trauma practice.