Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma: Theory, Research, and Practice informs actual therapeutic work with clients who present with traumas or other life disruptions by providing clinicians with information on the construction of meaning. It includes material on diverse mechanisms of clinical change and positive-promoting processes. The book covers identifiable treatments and specific lines of research in assisting clients in developing new meaning, such as posttraumatic growth (after sexual assault, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, destructive natural phenomena, such as hurricanes, and refugee experiences), and finding benefit (in the context of loss—loss of health, or loss of a loved one). Addresses a specific treatment or line of research Includes extended case vignettes at the beginning of each chapter Describes the associated theoretical background for each method Summarizes the research supporting each mechanism Concludes with a discussion of future directions for treatment, research, and theory

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  • Author : Elizabeth M Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN : 0128030364
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 December 2016
GET THIS BOOKReconstructing Meaning After Trauma

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma: Theory, Research, and Practice informs actual therapeutic work with clients who present with traumas or other life disruptions by providing clinicians with information on the construction of meaning. It includes material on diverse mechanisms of clinical change and positive-promoting processes. The book covers identifiable treatments and specific lines of research in assisting clients in developing new meaning, such as posttraumatic growth (after sexual assault, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, destructive natural phenomena, such as hurricanes, and

Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning

Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 04 September 2015
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Repressive regimes, regardless of their nature and geographic location, have a destructive and dehumanizing effect on people’s lives. Oppression and political violence shatter victims’ identities, their relationships, communities and the meaning of their world as a safe and coherent place. However, while some people suffer traumatising long term effects, others become stronger and more resilient, able to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of tragedy. Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning is an invitation to revisit, bear witness and listen to

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Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 February 2019
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Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss

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  • Author : Robert A. Neimeyer
  • Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
  • Release : 01 January 2001
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A prominent theme presented in this volume is that symptoms in the bereaved individual have meaning-making significance and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving. More scientifically oriented readers will find comprehensive discussions of research programs supporting these tenets, particularly those linking grief with responses to loss involved in trauma. Practitioners will find clinically informed models and ample case descriptions to bridge concepts with real people suffering real loss. All will find new paradigms

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  • Author : Richard G. Tedeschi,Jane Shakespeare-Finch,Kanako Taku,Lawrence G. Calhoun
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 June 2018
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Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse settings. The book starts with an overview of the history, components, and outcomes of PTG. Next, chapters review quantitative, qualitative, and cross-cultural research on PTG, including in relation to cognitive function, identity formation, cross-national and gender differences, and similarities

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 July 2020
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  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 09 January 2017
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Adults in your church, small group, or other Christian organization are silently suffering the tragic consequences of having been sexually abused as children or youth. Why aren't they coming forward for help? Their reluctance may be related to wounds given by the faithful--religious people they trusted, who said things like "well, it wasn't rape" or "it's been thirty years--why is this such a big deal?" Such responses from people with religious authority deepen victims' need to shrink into anxiety, depression,

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 07 August 2019
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With the rise of school shootings and the recent March for Our Lives movement, Urban Youth Trauma focuses on the timely and important topic of urban violence and guns, while also addressing intervention strategies for social workers and counselors.

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  • Author : Lisa López Levers, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 24 February 2022
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The only comprehensive text to focus on trauma, stress, crisis, and disaster counseling from a clinical practice perspective This overarching text, intended both for mental health practitioners-in-training and for practicing clinicians, focuses on the impact of stress, crisis, trauma, and disaster on diverse populations across the lifespan as well as on effective treatment strategies. The second edition is newly grounded in a "trauma scaffold," providing foundational information that therapists can build upon, step-by-step, to treat individuals affected by more complex

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  • Author : Oliver P. John,Richard W. Robins
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 26 January 2021
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Now in a revised and expanded fourth edition, this definitive reference and text has more than 50% new material, reflecting a decade of theoretical and empirical advances. Prominent researchers describe major theories and review cutting-edge findings. The volume explores how personality emerges from and interacts with biological, developmental, cognitive, affective, and social processes, and the implications for well-being and health. Innovative research programs and methods are presented throughout. The concluding section showcases emerging issues and new directions in the field. New

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  • Author : Kathryn Karusaitis Basham,Dennis Miehls
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 27 October 2004
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To serve the increasing numbers of individuals who have survived interpersonal and domestic violence, or as refugees, have sought asylum from political violence, armed conflict, or torture, Transforming the Legacy presents an innovative relationship-based and culturally informed couple therapy practice model that is grounded in a synthesis of psychological and social theories. This unique couple therapy model encompasses three phases of clinical practice: Phase I entails a process of establishing safety, stabilization, and a context for changing legacies of emotional,

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  • Author : Fred W. Sanborn,Richard Jackson Harris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 January 2019
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In a constantly changing media landscape, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that examines mass communication from a psychological perspective. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues its exploration of how our experiences with media affect the way we acquire and process knowledge about the world and how this knowledge influences our attitudes and behavior. Updates include end-of-chapter suggestions for further reading, new research and examples for a more global perspective, as

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  • Author : Mary Kopala,Merle Keitel
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 06 October 2016
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The Handbook of Counseling Women, edited by Mary Kopala and Merle Keitel, draws together a nationally recognized group of contributing scholars and practitioners to address current theories, research, and issues relevant to the mental and physical well-being of women. Comprehensive and accessible, the Second Edition is organized into three parts covering theoretical, sociocultural, biological, and developmental considerations; assessment, diagnosis, and intervention; and supervision, research, and ethics. The reorganization of this new edition includes more sections and chapters giving special attention

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  • Author : Shona Robinson-Edwards
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 October 2021
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This book explores the role that religion plays in the lives of imprisoned homicide offenders. Drawing on interviews in an English prison, the author examines how they narrate their life stories and how religion intersects with other categories to rebuild their personal identities after committing a crime and being labelled as murderers or killers. This book seeks to bridge the gap between macro and micro phenomena, examining religion as both a social institution and a personal experience. It also explores

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  • Author : Panagiotis Pentaris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 August 2021
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This book provides detailed analysis of the manifold ways in which COVID-19 has influenced death, dying and bereavement. Through three parts: Reconsidering Death and Grief in Covid-19; Institutional Care and Covid-19; and the Impact of COVID-19 in Context, the book explores COVID-19 as a reminder of our own and our communities’ fragile existence, but also the driving force for discovering new ways of meaning-making, performing rites and rituals, and conceptualising death, grief and life. Contributors include scholars, researchers, policymakers and