It appears that several of the readers of this blog have gone through the wringer in terms of finding a good trauma therapist. When you are interviewing new therapists, in addition to clarifying that they have the skills and training it takes to provide proper treatment for your trauma issues, it is also important to ask about their approach to trauma work. Make sure their views match or blend with your own … [Read more...]
Are Specialized Trauma Therapists Necessary?
What advantages are there to having a trauma therapist specializing in Dissociative Disorders? I am writing this post in response to a question asked by BehindtheCouch. BTC wrote, “do you think that a “trauma client” (ie one with PTSD or a dissociative disorder) should necessarily be treated by a specialised “trauma therapist” or, in your opinion, could any therapist who has the skills … [Read more...]