Trauma-centered developmental transformations as exposure treatment for young children
This article describes the use of Trauma-Centered Developmental Transformations therapy for imaginal exposure and desensitization of a young traumatized child. Case material is presented with detailed discussion of how the properties of developmental transformations can be successful in desensitizing a child to their traumatic past. The impact of gradual exposure, participation by the therapist and embodied play on establishing a safe space for exploring traumatic memories is described.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Post Traumatic Stress Center 2: Lesley University 3: Yale University
Publication date: January 1, 2015
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