Gerrilyn Smith

Self-soothing (2nd Edition)

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Coping with everyday and extraordinary stress: a resource for individual and group work with children and adults

Self-soothing (2nd edition) is a manual for coping with everyday and extraordinary stress.

£35.00

Description

The new edition of best-selling manual Self-soothing (2nd Edition) provides a range of self-soothing techniques that can be used by children and adults to combat everyday and extraordinary stress. Drawing on theories of attachment, stress and trauma, its potential use has been expanded to include working with a broader range of people, from vulnerable adults and others in mental health and clinical settings to traumatised groups receiving emergency support, from children who have experienced trauma or unstable family lives, to the parents struggling to care for them, and from members of the emergency services, to any workers at risk of experiencing secondary post-traumatic stress disorder.

The manual provides anyone working with vulnerable or traumatised individuals or groups with accessible theoretical information and guidance, exercises that can be used at any time to induce relaxation and avoid the consequences of chronic stress, practice examples and printable exercise sheets.

Audience

This manual is aimed at those working with a broad range of people, from vulnerable adults and others in mental health and clinical settings to traumatised groups receiving emergency support, from children who have experienced trauma or unstable family lives, to the parents struggling to care for them, and from members of the emergency services, to any workers at risk of experiencing secondary post-traumatic stress disorder.

Details

ISBN: 9781911028994
Publication: 31 August 2018
Content:

Chapter 1: The Brain, the Body and the Stress Response
Chapter 2: The Brain, the Body and Attachment
Chapter 3: The Impact of Trauma on Affect Regulation and Self Soothing
Chapter 4: Harness the Breath
Chapter 5: Connect with the Body
Chapter 6: Seeing and Sight
Chapter 7: Small
Chapter 8: Sound and Vibration
Chapter 9: Touch
Chapter 10: Designing a Programme
Chapter 11: Working with Specific Client groups
Chapter 12: Training others to deliver a Programme

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