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 disorders—from 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).
“Trauma-Focused ACT is going to go down as one of the great contributions to the field of trauma-informed care.” —Kirk Strosahl PhD, cofounder of ACTTrauma-Focused ACT (TFACT) provides a flexible, comprehensive model for treating the entire spectrum of trauma-related issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addiction, depression, anxiety disorders, moral injury, chronic pain, shame, suicidality, insomnia, complicated grief, attachment issues, sexual problems, and more. Written by internationally acclaimed ACT trainer, Russ Harris, this textbook is for practitioners at all levels of experience, and offers exclusive access to free downloadable resources—including scripts, videos, MP3s, handouts, and worksheets.Discover cutting-edge strategies for healing the past, living in the present, and building a new future. With this compassion-based, exposure-centered approach, you’ll learn how to help your clients:•Find safety and security in their bodies•Overcome hyperarousal and hypoarousal•Break free from dissociation•Shift from self-hatred to self-compassion•Rapidly ground themselves and reengage in life•Unhook from difficult cognitions and emotions•Develop an integrated sense of self•Resolve traumatic memories through flexible exposure•Connect with and live by their values•Experience post-traumatic growth