I’ve got a couple of new book chapters available, each part of a wonderful volume called The Psychologists’ Desk Reference, edited by my friends John Norcross, Gerry Koocher, and Beverly Greene. These chapters, one on working with women, and one on treating trauma, are quick and simple condensations of much larger works on each topic. If you’re wanting a simple read to offer to a colleague, to use in a class, or to give to clients, these chapters will be helpful for you.
I’m going to be giving all or part of three workshops at the upcoming conference of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, taking place this year in Baltimore Maryland from November 14-18. One is on a topic that’s becoming an emerging favorite of mine, Self-care as a strategy for ethical practice. The second is my first Your Turn workshop, this time aimed at therapists working with the book’s target audience. I’m hoping that this workshop will encourage other therapists working with survivors of complex childhood trauma to become more effective in supporting their clients through these life issues. Finally, with my friend Kathy Steele, I’m going to be talking about how to supervise and consult with therapists who are newly encountering complex trauma and dissociation in their work.
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