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Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma (Essential Skills for Counselling)

Author: Christiane Sanderson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN 10: 184905326X
ISBN 13: 978-1849053266

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 range: 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