The Dealing with Trauma: A TF-CBT Workbook for Teens is a valuable resource designed to assist therapists in working with teenagers who have experienced one or more traumatic events. This workbook aligns with the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) model developed by Judith Cohen, Anthony Mannarino, and Esther Deblinger.
The workbook serves as a supplemental resource, providing activities that correspond to the different components of the TF-CBT model. It supports therapists in guiding their clients through the treatment process and addressing the various aspects of trauma recovery:
Orientation to Therapy and TF-CBT, Engagement
Psycho-education on Trauma and Reactions to Trauma
Relaxation, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Deep Breathing
Feelings Ratings and Affect Modulation
Creating the Trauma Narrative
Processing the Traumatic Experience(s)
In Vivo Mastery of Trauma Reminders
Conjoint Session – Sharing the Trauma Narrative
Conjoint Session – Enhancing Future Safety and Development
Goals, Review, Graduation
Table of contents
Welcome to therapy
About your family
Learning about traumatic events
How do teens feel after trauma?
What is relaxation?
Homework: let’s relax
Your safe place
Experiencing feelings in your body
How strong or intense are your feelings?
Coping with upsetting feelings
Feelings survival kit
Stop that thought!
Thoughts, feelings, and … action
Notice your thoughts
Telling your story
Your thoughts and feelings about the trauma(s)
Battling trauma reminders
Sharing your story
Your circle of safety
Your fabulous future
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