Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy: Treatment and Risk Reduction
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy is a valuable practical guide for all those working in the field of trauma, from the result of war to the aftermath of sexual abuse. It shows ways forward in helping the sufferer, or group, in their journey through the dark, discussing how they can discover new paths or be reminded of long forgotten coping skills. The author acknowledges the therapist's needs and the presence of old wounds, and presents ways of working through them in both training and supervision, enabling them to journey with people on their way to healing.
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The Use of Dramatherapy Groups in the Treatment
The Use of Dramatherapy in the Treatment
Supervision and its Importance
Sample Supervision Contract
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