Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-143).
In this compassionate guide, you'll find skills based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you tackle anxiety and harmful avoidance behaviors; manage negative emotions; cope with flashbacks and nightmares; and develop trusting, healthy relationships--even if your trust in others has been shaken to the core. You'll also learn more about the diagnosis and symptoms of PTSD and understand what kind of help is available to you.
Introduction -- Trauma and negative coping -- Why can't I forget? -- Why me? -- Unwanted thoughts, nightmares, and flashbacks -- Is my fear healthy? -- How do I deal with my feelings? -- Anger -- Depression and social support -- Anxiety -- Hope, resilience, and growth.