An Interview with Stephanie Field, PsyD.- Traumatic Stress in Adults: Expressive Writing
Dr. Field is co-author (with Kathy McCloskey) of Treating Traumatic Stress in Adults: The Practitioner’s Expressive Writing Workbook (Routledge Press).
From the Publisher’s website:
Treating Traumatic Stress in Adults is a resource for therapists of all disciplines for use in the treatment of adults suffering from post-traumatic stress. By reading this unique synthesization of information on the most current trauma treatments and expressive writing exercises, practitioners will gain an integrative and practical set of tools for treating post-traumatic stress. Also included are numerous diverse case vignettes, exercises for building trust in the patient/client relationship, and sections dedicated to exploring the client’s thought patterns and emotions to provide an opportunity for exposure, healing, and restructuring maladaptive beliefs.
Stephanie Field, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Counseling and Psychological Services department at the University of Hartford and sits on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Psychological Association. She has worked primarily with adults and young adults, specializing in substance use disorders, traumatic stress, and expressive writing therapy.
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1. List two important components of expressive writing
2. List two reasons why expressive writing may be especially helpful for clients with PTSD