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Narrative processes in emotion-focused therapy for trauma

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Interventions facilitate the coconstruction of new meaning, that is, a view. copyright american psychological association. page 4. 6 narrative processes in ...
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3http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0000041-001Narrative Processes in Emotion-Focused Therapy for Trauma, by S. C. Paivio and L. E. AngusCopyright © 2017 by the American Psychological Association. All rights reserved.InTrOduCTIOnWhat is complex trauma? unlike single incident trauma, such as motorvehicle accidents or natural disasters, complex trauma refers to repeated exposureto traumatic events, usually at the hands of caregivers or loved ones. Therefore,complex trauma is almost always interpersonal in nature and involves betrayaland violations of trust often in attachment relationships. Examples includedomestic violence and childhood abuse and neglect. The latter is the focus ofemotion-focused therapy for trauma (EFTT) and this book.How does it harm people in the long term? Exposure to the terror and horrorof a single traumatic event involving threat of death or injury can result insymptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSd)—flashbacks, nightmares,avoidance of people and places that are ...