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Summary

Those affected by complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) commonly feel as though there is something fundamentally wrong with them - that somewhere inside there is a part of them that needs to be fixed. Though untrue, such beliefs can feel extremely real and frightening. Difficult as it may be, facing one’s PTSD from unresolved childhood trauma is a brave, courageous act, and with the right guidance, healing from PTSD is possible.

Clinical psychologist Dr. Arielle Schwartz has spent years helping those with complex PTSD - also referred to as C-PTSD - find their way to wholeness. She also knows the territory of the healing firsthand, having walked it herself. 

This audiobook provides a map to the complicated, and often overwhelming, terrain of C-PTSD with Dr. Schwartz’s knowledgeable guidance helping you find your way.

In The Complex PTSD Workbook, you’ll learn all about C-PTSD and gain valuable insight into the types of symptoms associated with unresolved childhood trauma, while applying a strength-based perspective to integrate positive beliefs and behaviors.

Features of The Complex PTSD Workbook include:

  • Information about common PTSD misdiagnoses such as bipolar disorder, ADHD, anxiety disorders, major depressive disorder, and substance abuse, among others.
  • Explorations of common methods of PTSD therapy including somatic therapy, EMDR, CBT, DBT, and mind-body perspectives.
  • Chapter takeaways that encourage thoughtful consideration and writing to explore how you feel as you review the material presented in relation to your PTSD symptoms.

The Complex PTSD Workbook aims to empower you with a thorough understanding of the psychology and physiology of C-PTSD, so you can make informed choices about the path to healing that is right for you and discover a life of wellness free of C-PTSD that used to seem just out of reach.

Praise for the book:

"This book is a valuable resource for all those affected by complex PTSD, allowing them to be informed and active as partners in the therapeutic healing process.” (Jim Knipe, PhD, author of EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation)

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Helpful book ruined by unthinking narration

This is a book that needs to be read with attention to the content and with a certain rhythm and pace. This narrator just runs through it like a recording machine, running on immediately when the sense needs a pause, etc etc.

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  • 21-05-20

Excellent primer and stand alone resource

This book is written for clients and has some tidbits for clinicians. It also has a lot of pragmatic information. The narrator's presentation was not congruent with the material. Prosody was monotone and sentences bled into each other without much room to breathe into what was shared.

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  • Apple Dailey
  • 12-05-20

Helping yourself first

Helping myself, helped me to help others better! this workbook is so helpful to me! I had to do some hard work, but it was not as bad using this tool :) thank you Arielle and Maryann has a great voice.

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