Order Inspection Copy

To order an inspection copy of this book you must be an Academic or Teacher. Please complete this form before adding to cart. To fulfill your inspection copy request, we require the following information about your position and campus.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on text@footprint.com.au

Submit

Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

Life Story Therapy for Traumatized Children: A Model for Practice

by Richard Rose Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
05/2012
ISBN:
9781849052726
Format:
Pbk 192 pages
Price:
AU$38.99 NZ$41.73
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart
Instructors
& Academics:
Life Story Therapy is an approach designed to enable children to explore, question and understand the past events of their lives. It aims to secure their future through strengthening attachment with their carers and providing the opportunity to develop a healthy sense of self and a feeling of wellbeing.

This comprehensive overview lays out the theory underlying life story therapy, including an accessible explanation of contemporary research in neurobiology and trauma. Featuring tried and tested ideas, with tools and templates illustrated through instructive case studies, the author identifies how life story therapy can be implemented in practice. Finally, the relationships between life story therapy and traditional 'talking' therapies are explored.

Life Story Therapy with Traumatized Children is essential reading for those working with children and adolescents, including social workers, teachers, child psychotherapists, residential care staff, long-term carers, psychologists and other professionals.

Acknowledgements. Preface. Foreword by Dr Bruce Perry, Founder and Senior Fellow, Child Trauma Academy, Texas, USA. Part 1. The Roots of Life Story Therapy. 1. Introducing Life Story Therapy. 2. The Developing Brain, The Body, Trauma and Attachment. 3. Preparing for Life Story Therapy. Part 2. The Stages of Life Story Therapy. 4. The Information Bank. 5. Direct Work with Children. 6. Understanding the Process. 7. Internalisation and Wallpaper. 8. The Life Story Book and Outcomes. 9. Life Story Therapy and How it Relates to Other Forms of Therapy. References. Index.

Richard Rose is the Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd and an Associate Professor at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also Lead Consultant for Clinical Practice at the Mary Walsh Institute, Shropshire, UK. He has worked in social care since 1984 and is currently working on commissioned complex case intervention and academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. He lives in the UK.