Session Seven - The Treatment Frame and Beyond

April 12, 2022

Session Seven – Content Level: Intermediate
The treatment frame and beyond

Objectives:
1.    Discuss the relational dilemmas in treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders
2.    Describe and discuss the outcomes of chronic disempowerment as they are played out in therapy with dissociative disorder and complex trauma patients
3.    Describe and discuss the need for good boundaries in treating dissociative disorder patients.
4.    Discuss the impact of attachment in therapeutic relationship with DID clients/patients

Readings:
A.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 160-174 (Chapter 9)
B.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 175-190 (Chapter 10)
C.    Chu, JA (2011) Rebuilding Shattered Live: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, pp. 191-203 (chapter 11)
D.    Sachs, A. (2017) Through the lens of attachment relationship: Stable DID, active DID and other trauma-based mental disorders, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 18:3, 319-339.

Timed outline:
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading A – complexities of therapeutic relationships
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading B -  chronic disempowerment and its role in therapeutic relationships
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading C – boundary maintenance
30 minutes: Discussion of Reading D – research on attachment in DID and therapeutic relationships 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 APA
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Course opens: 
10/31/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2022
Event starts: 
04/12/2022 - 11:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/12/2022 - 1:30pm EDT
Rating: 
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Available Credit

  • 2.50 APA
    The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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