The Child Survivor: Healing Developmental Trauma and Dissociation (Hardcover)

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The Child Survivor: Healing Developmental Trauma and Dissociation (Hardcover)

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In this second edition of Joyanna Silberg's classic The Child Survivor, practitioners who treat dissociative children will find practical tools that are backed up by recent advances in clinical research.

Chapters are filled with examples of clinical dilemmas that can challenge even the most expert child trauma clinicians, and Silberg shows how to handle these dilemmas with creativity, attunement, and sensitivity to the adaptive nature of even the most complex dissociative symptoms. The new edition addresses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children and provides tips for working with traumatized children in telehealth. A new chapter on organized abuse explains how children victimized by even the most sadistic crimes can respond well to therapy.

Clinicians on the front lines of treatment will come away from the book with an arsenal of therapeutic techniques that they can put into practice right away, limiting the need for restrictive hospitalizations or out-of-home placements for their young clients.

Joyanna L. Silberg, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist, an international expert on dissociation in children and adolescents, and past president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation.
Product Details ISBN: 9781138044760
ISBN-10: 1138044768
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 19th, 2021
Pages: 386
Language: English