This bookpresents the most necessary and relevant information in a compact and accessible format, serving both as a review for therapists and a straightforward, easy-to-use guide for patients. . . . [W]ritten in Babette Rothschild's clear and accessible style. "
Clearly written and accessible...Rothschild's guide extends beyond other resources on this subject in its coverage of the concepts of mindfulness, mediation, somatization, and prevention. Recommended. "
[A] thorough and useful overview for the beginning therapist or clinical trainee . . . . The book s strengths include the use of case examples running through the chapters and a sophisticated clinical perspective based on extensive experience and a thoughtful approach to challenges that must be handled sensitively in order to do no harm and provide effective psychotherapy with psychological trauma survivors."
[A] clearly-written and accessible book for anyone suffering from trauma-related disorders, and for their therapists. Babette Rothschild covers psychological effects of traumatizing experiences (especially PTSD), introduces several approaches and adjuncts to treatment, and helps individuals determine how to tell if a treatment works for them. She wisely emphasizes the individuality of successful treatment.--David V. Baldwin, PhD, www.trauma-pages.com
I found this book to be an excellent review and summary for the experienced clinician as well as a solid introduction to the field for any new therapist of trainee [T]his book belongs on every practitioner s bookshelf."
This timely and easy-to-read handbook introduces the basics of trauma treatment to the consumer and to the professional who may be new to the field. . . . This accessible and concise reference book will be beneficial for anyone exploring his or her therapy options, and seeking information on treatments for trauma-related disorders.