The Go-To Guide
Basic information about one of the most common problems in therapy, from a best-selling mental health writer.
Since 1980, when PTSD first appeared as a diagnostic category, the number of people seeking trauma therapy has grown exponentially. Victims of traumatic events seek treatment for their often debilitating symptoms. Here, a leading trauma specialist and best-selling psychotherapy author presents for consumers the wide range of trauma treatments available and gives readers tools to choose a treatment plan or assess whether their treatment plan is working. Medications and associated conditions such as anxiety and panic disorders are also discussed. This book presents the most necessary and relevant information in a compact and accessible format, serving both as a review for therapists and a straightforward, easy-to-use guide for patients. Topics covered include definitions and symptoms, accepted treatments, physiological explanations, and treatment evaluation strategies, all written in Babette Rothschild's characteristically accessible style.
- April 2011
- 6.1 × 9.2 in
/ 160 pages
- Territory Rights: Worldwide
Endorsements & Reviews
“This book presents the most necessary and relevant information in a compact and accessible format, serving both as a review for therapists and a straightforward, easy-to-use guide for patients. . . . [W]ritten in Babette Rothschild's clear and accessible style.” — Blue Heron Journal
“Clearly written and accessible...Rothschild's guide extends beyond other resources on this subject in its coverage of the concepts of mindfulness, mediation, somatization, and prevention. Recommended.” — CHOICE
“[A] clearly-written and accessible book for anyone suffering from trauma-related disorders, and for their therapists. Babette Rothschild covers psychological effects of traumatizing experiences (especially PTSD), introduces several approaches and adjuncts to treatment, and helps individuals determine how to tell if a treatment works for them. She wisely emphasizes the individuality of successful treatment.” — David V. Baldwin, PhD, www.trauma-pages.com
“I found this book to be an excellent review and summary for the experienced clinician as well as a solid introduction to the field for any new therapist of trainee… [T]his book belongs on every practitioner’s bookshelf.” — American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter
“This timely and easy-to-read handbook introduces the basics of trauma treatment to the consumer and to the professional who may be new to the field. . . . This accessible and concise reference book will be beneficial for anyone exploring his or her therapy options, and seeking information on treatments for trauma-related disorders.” — The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter
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