Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

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Guilford Publications, 2002 M01 1 - 399 páginas
This manual presents the first empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed specifically for co-occurring PTSD and substance abuse. For persons with this prevalent and difficult-to-treat dual diagnosis, the most urgent clinical need is to establish safety--to work toward discontinuing substance use, letting go of dangerous relationships, and gaining control over such extreme symptoms as dissociation and self-harm. The manual is divided into 25 specific units or topics, addressing a range of different cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal domains. Each topic provides highly practical tools and techniques to engage patients in treatment; teach "safe coping skills" that apply to both disorders; and restore ideals that have been lost, including respect, care, protection, and healing. Structured yet flexible, topics can be conducted in any order and in a range of different formats and settings. The volume is designed for maximum ease of use with a large format, lay-flat binding, and helpful reproducible therapist sheets and handouts.

See also the author's self-help guide Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both: Strategies for Finding Your Best Self, an ideal client recommendation.
 

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Contenido

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
23
Introduction to TreatmentCase Management
65
Safety
94
Taking Back Your Power
110
Detaching From Emotional PainGrounding
125
When Substances Control You
137
Asking for Help
164
Community Resources
250
Setting Boundaries in Relationships
265
Discovery
282
Getting Others to SupportYour Recovery
293
Coping with Triggers
308
Respecting Your Time
317
Healthy Relationships
328
SelfNurturing
337

Taking Good Care of Yourself
174
Compassion
182
Red and Green Flags
189
Honesty
199
Recovery Thinking
208
Integrating the Split Self
223
Commitment
231
Creating Meaning
240
Healing from Anger
345
The Life Choices Game Review
362
Termination
369
References
379
Index
391
About the Author
401
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Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and previously was on faculty at Harvard Medical School for 25 years and Boston University School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System for 12 years. She is author of over 180 publications, including the books Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse (for mental health professionals) and Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both: Strategies for Finding Your Best Self (for general readers). She is Director of Treatment Innovations, which conducts research and training related to mental health and addiction. Dr. Najavits serves on the boards of numerous journals, including the Journal of Traumatic Stress, Journal of Gambling Studies,Journal of Dual Diagnosis, and Psychological Trauma, and has received awards including the Betty Ford Award from the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, the Emerging Leadership Award from the Committee on Women in Psychology of the American Psychological Association, the Early Career Contribution Award from the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and the Young Professional Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She also served as president of the Society of Addiction Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Her major clinical and research interests include addiction, trauma, co-occurring disorders, community-based care, veterans' mental health, development of new counseling models, and clinical trials research. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Massachusetts. [add website for targeted professional promos only] Her website is www.treatment-innovations.org.

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