SYNOPSIS: This introductory course is based on the 222-page book, The Body Remembers CASEBOOK: Unifying Methods and Models in the Treatment of Trauma & PTSD (2003) by Babette Rothschild, M.S.W., LCSW.
This is the first book of its kind to advocate utilizing and combining an assortment of trauma treatment models. Based on ideas put forward in the bestselling The Body Remembers, Babette Rothschild emphasizes the importance of tailoring every trauma therapy to the particular needs of each individual client. A breath of fresh air in the competitive 'mine is best' atmosphere currently so divisive in the field of trauma therapy, each varied and complex case (presented in a variety of writing styles: case reports, session-by-session narratives, single session transcripts) is approached with a combination of methods ranging from traditional psychodynamic and cognitive approaches and applications of attachment theory to innovative trauma methods including EMDR and Levine's SIBAM model.
Read on its own on or in conjunction with The Body Remembers, clinicians from all disciplines will discover new strategies and gain insight into how to combine various treatment models for increased success with traumatized clients.
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Babette Rothschild, M.S.W. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#LCS 6799). She has been a practitioner since 1976 and a teacher and trainer since 1992. She is the author of three books, all published by WW Norton: The Body Remembers--The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment (a bestseller); The Body Remembers CASEBOOK--Unifying Methods and Models in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD; and Help for the Helper--The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma. After living and working for nine years in Copenhagen, Denmark, she returned to her native Los Angeles where she maintains a private practice while continuing to lecture, train, and supervise professional psychotherapists worldwide.