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Category: Clinical Reflections

Clinical Reflections

A Multi-Modal Integrative Approach in Treatment of Children with Complex Trauma & Dissociation

This article will describe a multi-modal and integrative approach combining Art and Animal-Assisted Activities/Interventions, EMDR Phase 2 resourcing, (Shapiro, 1995), The Flash Technique, (Manfield et al., 2016), and Play Therapy with children who have Complex Trauma/Dissociation throughout the Four Phases of Treatment. Many of the techniques can be adapted for use in all phases and […]

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Clinical Reflections

Announcing a New Clinical Reflections Feature

ISSTD News is excited to announce the launch this month of a new feature – a Clinical Reflections column which will be published quarterly. This month we kick off with a fascinating article by Michele Yarberry, in which she describes a playful and creative approach to treatment with a traumatized child. I hope this article […]

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Clinical Reflections

ISSTD News Seeks Submissions for a New Clinical Reflections Column´┐╝

ISSTD News is excited to announce the launch of a new feature – Clinical Reflections. Clinical Reflections will be a quarterly feature publishing articles relating to the assessment and treatment of complex trauma and dissociation. We aim to make this column a place where clinicians can write, read, reflect upon, and discuss issues and ideas […]

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Clinical Reflections

Seeing Ourselves as Our Patients See Us

I was cleaning out my garage, sorting through old boxes when I came across a piece of paper and a humorous, somewhat metaphorical, somewhat stylized account from a patient from over a quarter of a century ago. He had spontaneously produced it, and it was typical of his characteristic humour and its reliance on exaggeration […]

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