Group Approaches to Treating Traumatic Stress

A Clinical Handbook

Edited by Josef I. Ruzek, Matthew M. Yalch, and Kristine M. Burkman

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December 25, 2023
ISBN 9781462553297
Price: $65.00
322 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
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322 Pages
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Josef I. Ruzek, PhD, retired as Director of the Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD in 2018, after 26 years in the organization. He is Distinguished Professor in Residence at Palo Alto University, Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Ruzek has edited several volumes on the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He specializes in early intervention to prevent the development of PTSD, dissemination of evidence-based treatments for PTSD, and development and evaluation of internet- and smartphone-based interventions for trauma survivors.

Matthew M. Yalch, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University, where he teaches courses in personality assessment and quantitative methodology. His research focuses on the intersection of trauma and personality, and he has published over 80 articles and book chapters in these areas. A clinical psychologist, Dr. Yalch is a recipient of the John E. Exner Scholar Award from the Society for Personality Assessment and the Enrico E. Jones Award for Research in Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology from the Western Psychological Association.

Kristine M. Burkman, PhD, is an Attending Psychologist at the San Francisco VA Health Care System and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. Her clinical work focuses on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder, and moral injury, and she is a codeveloper of an empirically validated protocol for caring for military veterans who experience distress related to killing in combat. Dr. Burkman has supervised dozens of psychology and psychiatry trainees providing group psychotherapy for trauma survivors.