A Surprise Attack, A Surprise Result: Posttraumatic growth through expert companionship
This chapter describes the trauma suffered by a 21-year-old woman who was attacked with a knife at her job. The posttraumatic growth-based clinical work with this client is detailed.
This chapter of George W. Burns’s Ph.D. book reveals a story that showcases the processes of trauma. By utilizing an individual’s narrative of trauma as a framework for the clinical approach, it becomes possible to facilitate growth across multiple facets of their life. Richard G. Tedeschi Ph.D. explains how to put this process into a practice that facilitates growth and avoids a stagnant downward spiral for the traumatized individual.
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