Session Five - Beginning Therapy and its Vicissitudes
Session Five – Content Level: Intermediate
Beginning therapy and its vicissitudes
1. Define phase-oriented treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders
2. Discuss the rationale for phase-oriented treatment of dissociative disorders
3. Outline the issues in developing self-care in patients with dissociative disorders
4. Discuss the impact of training in dissociative disorders on the treatment of dissociative clients
A. Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 109-128 (Chapter 6).
B. Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder. NY: NY Routledge, pp. 167-185 (Chapter 9)
C. Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 129-146. (chapter 7)
D. Myrick, A.C., Chasson, G.S., Lanius, R.A., Leventhal, B. & Brand, B.L. (2015) Treatment of Complex Dissociative Disorders: A Comparison of Interventions Reported by Community Therapists versus Those Recommended by Experts, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 16:1, 51-67.
15 minutes: Discussion of Readings A and B – defining phase oriented treatment of dissociative disorders
45 minutes: Discussion of Readings A and B - rationales for phase oriented treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders
60 minutes: Discussion of Readings C – developing self-care in clients/patients
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading D– research into patient care and trauma-dissociation-informed therapist
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