The Trauma Recovery Group: A Guide For Practitioners by Michaela MendelsohnThe Trauma Recovery Group: A Guide For Practitioners by Michaela Mendelsohn

The Trauma Recovery Group: A Guide For Practitioners

byMichaela Mendelsohn, Judith Lewis Herman, Emily Schatzow

Paperback | February 16, 2011

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Rich with expert, practical guidance for therapists, this book presents an evidence-based group treatment approach for survivors of interpersonal trauma. This time-limited treatment is designed for clients who have achieved basic safety and stability in present-day life and who are ready to work on the more enduring ways that trauma has harmed their self-perception and relationships. Vivid case examples and transcripts illustrate the process of screening, selecting, and orienting group members and helping them craft and work toward individualized goals, while optimizing the healing power of group interactions. In a convenient large-size format, the book includes reproducible handouts, worksheets, and flyers.
Michaela Mendelsohn, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice in Cambridge and Wellesley, Massachusetts. She is also a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mendelsohn completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Victims of Violence (VOV) Program at the Cambridge Health Alliance, where she subseq...
Title:The Trauma Recovery Group: A Guide For PractitionersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:193 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:February 16, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609180577

ISBN - 13:9781609180577


Table of Contents

1. Interpersonal Violence and Trauma Recovery2. Overview of the Trauma Recovery Group3. Initial Preparations and Member Screening4. The Introductory Phase5. Goal-Work Sessions6. The Concluding Phase7. Supervision8. Adaptations and Applications9. Outcome Research on the Trauma Recovery GroupAppendix A. Sample Recruitment Flyer for ClientsAppendix B. Sample Recruitment Flyer for CliniciansAppendix C. Telephone Prescreening and Tracking ToolAppendix D. Screening Interview ChecklistAppendix E.: Guide for Collateral Contact with the Client's Individual TherapistAppendix F. Trauma Recovery Group GuidelinesAppendix G. Co-leader's Group Tracking Notes for Supervisory MeetingsAppendix H. Time-Taking Tracking ToolAppendix I. Member's Concluding Exercise Preparation Appendix J. Supervisor's Tracking Tool