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Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma

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This is a skills-based manual filled with practical and applied approaches for counsellors and professionals working with complex trauma. Written in an accessible and hands-on style, the book begins by giving an introduction to trauma, then moves on to issues such as how to manage trauma symptoms, through to post traumatic growth and self-care. The issues collated in the book covers a broad child abuse, neglect, sexual violence, CSA, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse and torture. The format of the book is designed to be dipped into, which will be an essential guide for counsellors with its interactive icons that highlight top tips, warnings and exercises that will prove to be invaluable in facilitating recovery while treating their clients. This book is primarily aimed at therapists and other professionals looking for a comprehensive and accessible explanation of co

328 pages, Paperback

First published January 1, 2013

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Christiane Sanderson

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January 26, 2021
Though informative and well structured personally I found it lacked nuance and at times was outdated.
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February 7, 2017
The practice info on this was excellent. The only addition I would have asked for was more around structural elements of trauma and how these can be addressed within the counselling context.
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July 18, 2014
Excellent reference for working with trauma in counselling. Going to add this one to my clinical library.
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