In this discussion, Andy considered the changes that have taken place between the definitions of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in DSM-IV and DSM-V, and the ways in which this may inform our thinking about treatment of trauma as practitioners.
We discussed a triage approach to trauma, and looking at the importance of stabilisation as the initial treatment intervention, prior to further integrative work. We then discussed differing treatment modalities and what they may have to offer the practitioner and client in the treatment of trauma.Read More
One of the questions that Onlinevents focuses on is “What’s this all about?”
What a great question! I guess as a practitioner we all work with clients whose approaching session fills us with a sense of dread, fear or resistance.
Working as a psychotherapist both in secondary care NHS and in private practice I am really interested in how we work with these “complex” clients and what is stirred in us, either individually or as a member of a clinical team.Read More