Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Boon, Suzette.

Coping with trauma-related dissociation : skills training for patients and their therapists / Suzette Boon, Kathy Steele, Onno van der Hart. - 1st ed. - New York : W. W. Norton, c2011. - xviii, 470 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. - Norton professional book .

"A Norton professional book." --Prelim. p.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-460) and index.

Understanding dissociation and trauma-related disorders. Understanding dissociation -- Symptoms of dissociation -- Understanding dissociative parts of the personality -- Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in complex dissociative disorders -- Skills review -- Initial skills for coping with dissociation. Overcoming the phobia of inner experience -- Learning to reflect -- Beginning work with dissociative parts -- Developing an inner sense of safety -- Skills review -- Improving daily life. Improving sleep -- Establishing a healthy daily structure -- Free time and relaxation -- Physical self care -- Developing healthy eating habits -- Skills review -- Coping with trauma-related triggers and memories. Understanding traumatic memory and triggers -- Coping with triggers -- Planning for difficult times -- Skills review -- Understanding emotions and cognitions. Understanding emotions -- The window of tolerance: learning to regulate yourself -- Understanding core beliefs -- Identifying cognitive errors -- Challenging dysfunctional thoughts and core beliefs -- Skills review -- Advanced coping skills. Coping with anger -- Coping with fear -- Coping with shame and guilt -- Coping with the needs of inner child parts -- Coping with self harm -- Improving decision-making through inner cooperation -- Skills review -- Improving relationships with others. The phobias of attachment and attachment loss -- Resolving relational conflicts -- Coping with isolation and loneliness -- Learning to be assertive -- Setting healthy personal boundaries -- Skills review -- Guide for group trainers. Guide for group trainers -- Introductory session -- Leave-taking sessions.

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Dissociative disorders.
Psychic trauma--Complications.
Post-traumatic stress disorder--Complications.

RC553.D5 / B657 2011

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