Trauma-Focused ACT (eBook)
Trauma-Focused ACT presents a highly effective, research-based protocol for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as a broad range of trauma-related disordersfrom depression to addiction. Newcomers and experienced professionals alike will learn a comprehensive approach to treating trauma with a focus on living in the present, healing the past, and building the future. This unique guide is based on the empirically supported program author Russ Harris developed for the World Health Organization (WHO).
Grounded in the latest research, Trauma-Focused ACT presents a highly effective, comprehensive, and trauma-informed treatment guide.If you treat clients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other trauma-related disorders, you need a flexible treatment that also addresses the common symptoms among comorbid conditions. In Trauma-Focused ACT, renowned acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer Russ Harris offers a new and innovative ACT-based program for treating trauma in clients, which integrates cutting-edge therapeutic developments to treat the broadest possible range of trauma-related disordersfrom anxiety and depression to chronic pain and addiction.Designed for ACT practitioners at all levels of experience and tailored specifically for trauma sensitivities, this unique guide is based on the empirically supported protocol Harris developed for the World Health Organization (WHO) to use in refugee camps. Packed with tools, techniques, strategies, and theory, it also includes links to downloadable resources, including videos, MP3s, and worksheets.If you’re looking to integrate ACT for trauma into your practice, this book has everything you need to start helping clients live in the present, heal the past, and work toward a better future.In this cutting-edge guide, you’ll learn how to:Help clients find a sense of safety and security in their bodyReverse hopelessness and build optimismRapidly ground and center clientsUse values for post-traumatic growth