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Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders (Adults)
Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models

Edited by Christine A. Courtois and Julian D. Ford
Foreword by Judith Lewis Herman
Afterword by Bessel A. van der Kolk

488 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
September 2013
ISBN 978-1-4625-1339-0
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Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP, is a counseling psychologist in private practice in Washington, DC, and is National Clinical Trauma Consultant to Elements Behavioral Health/Promises, Malibu. She is chair of the American Psychological Association (APA) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Treatment Guideline Development Panel and has worked on treatment guidelines for complex trauma for three professional organizations. She is a past president of Division 56 (Psychological Trauma) of the APA, founding coeditor of the journal Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, and a cofounder and past Clinical and Training Director of The CENTER: Posttraumatic Disorders Program in Washington. Dr. Courtois is a recipient of the Outstanding Contributions to Professional Practice Award from APA Division 56, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and the Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), among other honors. She is coeditor (with Julian D. Ford) of Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents and coauthor with Dr. Ford of Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach, and has also published several other books and numerous chapters and articles on trauma-related topics.

Julian D. Ford, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where he is also Director of the Child Trauma Clinic and of the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation and serves on the board of directors of the ISTSS. Dr. Ford developed and conducts research on the Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET) psychosocial intervention for adolescents, adults, and families. In addition to his books edited or authored with Christine A. Courtois, Dr. Ford has published several other books on trauma-related topics.

Dr. Courtois and Dr. Ford are co-recipients of the ISSTD's Print Media Award for this book.
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