Providing treatment targeting a myriad of changes undergone since a client’s trauma experience is challenging for mental health providers. A one-size-fits-all intervention may not fully address the uniqueness of each client’s recovery journey. The context of a survivor’s experience and the counseling milieu are important variables to consider. This presentation will discuss utilizing integrative psychotherapy techniques, allowing for a client’s context to be taken into account, and the importance of rapport-building. Examples of trauma processing techniques will also be discussed, including addressing PTSD symptoms related to guilt, anger, and grief.
Length of Training
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Objectives of Training
Participants will be able to state the importance of a patient’s traumatic event context toward a successful intervention
Participants will be able to state different parts of a thorough assessment prior to treating PTSD, and the need to be flexible with different intervention approaches
Participants will be able to list three therapy methods toward PTSD recovery, demonstrating their improved understanding of specific client-centered interventions with guilt, grief, or anger for trauma survivors