The Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills Workbook for PTSD (eBook)
Written by a team of experts in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), this workbook offers powerful tools to help individuals with PTSD better understand and effectively manage their symptoms. The skills are drawn from a variety of empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatments—including cognitive processing therapy (CPT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)—useful to a wide range of people, from individuals with severe PTSD to those struggling with just a few symptoms.
Written by a team of experts in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), this workbook offers powerful, symptom-specific skills from a variety of empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatments, including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and—for the first time—cognitive processing therapy (CPT).PTSD is a debilitating condition that can leave you feeling numb, irritable, on guard, and distant. You may experience flashbacks and traumatic memories, suffer with sleep difficulties and nightmares, and struggle to manage intense emotions, impulses, and the desire to avoid closeness. But there has been rapid growth in the research and treatment of PTSD. This book combines the very best in proven-effective treatments to address specific symptoms, from the least disruptive to the most severe.Presenting tools drawn from a number of approaches and treatment models—such as ACT, DBT, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), exposure treatment, behavioral activation, imagery rehearsal therapy, and a highly effective, twelve-session cognitive processing therapy (CPT) program, The Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills Workbook for PTSD can help you overcome the most common and most difficult challenges people with PTSD face.This practical guide is loaded with research-based skills from the most effective PTSD treatments available to help you manage your symptoms, reclaim your well-being, and maintain your recovery.