Working with the Developmental Trauma of Childhood Neglect: Using Psychotherapy and Attachment Theory Techniques in Clinical Practice

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Author: Ruth Cohn

Publisher: Routledge

Published: 31/08/2021

ISBN: 9780367467777 -- This title is due to be published on the 31st August 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.

This title is due to be published on the 31st August 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.

This book provides psychotherapists with a multidimensional view of childhood neglect and a practical roadmap for facilitating survivors’ healing.

Working from a strong base in attachment theory, esteemed clinician Ruth Cohn explores ways therapists can recognize the signs of childhood neglect, provides recommendations for understanding lasting effects that can persist into adulthood, and lays out strategies for helping clients maximize therapeutic outcomes. Along with extensive clinical material, chapters introduce skills that therapists can develop and hone, such as the ability to recognize and discern non-verbal attempts at communication. They also provide an array of resources and evidence-based treatment modalities that therapists can use in session.

Working with the Developmental Trauma of Childhood Neglect is an essential book for any mental health professional working with survivors of childhood trauma.