June 2018 CBT Update

Helping Families Talk About School Shootings

The following guidelines are offered to help therapists coach families through the difficult, but often necessary, conversations following school shootings.

Trauma Treatment: Evidence-Based Approaches versus Intuituve Approaches

The negative outcomes of past intuitive treatment reinforced one of the most common and fundamental beliefs of PTSD: “I am incompetent.” The woman perceived through past experiences in and out of therapy that something within her was so broken that she was beyond help, leading to a cycle of hopelessness, suicidality, and treatment avoidance.