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8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by
Call Number: Sighthill
Trauma recovery is tricky; however, there are several key principles that can help make the process safe and effective. This book gives you the skills to understand and implement eight keys to successful trauma healing: mindful identification of what is helpful, recognising survival, having the option to not remember, creating a supportive inner dialogue, forgiving yourself for not being able to stop the trauma, understanding and sharing shame, finding your own recovery pace, mobilising your body, and helping others.
What Doesn't Kill Us by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.8521 JOS
For the past twenty years, Stephen Joseph has worked with survivors of trauma and sufferers of posttraumatic stress. In this groundbreaking book, he boldly challenges the notion that trauma and its aftermath devastate and destroy the lives. His studies have shown that a wide range of traumatic events - from illness, separation, assault and bereavement to accidents, natural disasters and terrorism - can act as catalysts for positive change, strengthening relationships, changing one's perspective and revealing inner strengths. Stephen Joseph shares the six steps we can all use to manage our emotions and navigate adversity to find new meaning, purpose and direction in our lives
Overcoming Traumatic Stress by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 616.8521 HER
Those who go through a catastrophic life experience often feel permanently changed by the impact of what has happened. Traumatic stress responses, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD), are psychological conditions that result from a person's coping resources having been completely overwhelmed by a terrible experience. This book demonstrates, with practical advice and tested exercises, how to find new, effective ways of coping with, and finally overcoming, traumatic stress.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) | Talking about mental health - Episode 17
Larry, Anamoli, Paul and Maisie share their experiences of PTSD - what it is like to live with it, what has helped them and how they see their future.
Podcast: Changing Direction Radio
A series of interviews with both experts and survivors, with a focus on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) hosted by Michele Rosenthal.