||Beyond Trauma Workbook|
Workbook, 96 pp.
Author: Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D.
Published Year: 2003
List Price: $10.95 Each
For women, the experience of trauma often leads to disorders such as addictions, eating disorders, and self-harm. With sensitivity and understanding, author Stephanie Covington explores the interrelationship between substance abuse, trauma, and mental health.
This interactive workbook is a personal journal where clients can write down their feelings, thoughts, and ideas. It also gives them an opportunity to try out new ways of coping with the impact of trauma on their lives.
Beyond Trauma draws on multiple therapeutic techniques--psychoeducational, cognitive behavioral, expressive arts, and relational therapy--to help women explore the impact of trauma on their lives and develop a sense of safety. Beyond Trauma is
* effective in treatment and criminal justice settings
* based on theory, research, and clinical experience
* practical and easy to use
Curriculum components include an interactive client workbook, a client video, a facilitator guide, and a two-volume facilitator video featuring clinical and personal insights from the author.
Dr. Stephanie S. Covington is a clinician, organizational consultant, author, and lecturer. She has over 20 years of experience in the addiction field and is recognized for her pioneering work in both the public and private sectors.
"Stephanie Covington understands women-- who they are and what they've experienced. She combines a thorough, practical approach to treatment with comprehensive and sophisticated theories about women who have experienced all kinds of trauma. This integrated, accessible treatment guide will be invaluable to therapists and the women they treat."
Stephanie Brown, Ph.D.
Director, The Addictions Institute, Menlo Park, California
Coeditor of The Handbook of Addiction Treatment for Women
"Once again, Covington demonstrates her unique ability to blend insight and practicality. This curriculum offers meaningful advice to the practitioner, as well as a way toward healing for the client. Experience, thought, and compassion are joined together in an approachable and useable fashion. Covington's work here makes a serious contribution toward the healing process for women who have experienced trauma."
Martin F. Horn
Commissioner, New York City Departments of Corrections and Probation
"This beautiful and sensitive work will go a long way to help women struggling with trauma and addiction. There's a strong need to integrate treatment for these issues, which co-occur tragically for so many. Dr. Covington's approach attends to key themes, including power, violence, self-soothing, response to trauma, the mind-body connection, and feelings. Women who receive this treatment, and the clinicians who work with them, will likely find it a life-changing experience that can open a new path. Dr. Covington's extraordinary compassion and support are a gift."
Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Trauma Research Program, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital
Author of Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse and A Woman's Addiction Workbook
"This remarkable curriculum is designed for women dealing with both trauma and addiction. Beyond Trauma emphasizes that they are intricately linked. Although life can seem hopeless with these dual burdens, this curriculum will provide hope and direction to unraveling these issues."
Charles R. Figley, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Traumatology Institute, Florida State University