Special Topics and Tips

Duration: 01:02:32


Dr. Batten discusses special topics and tips for working with trauma survivors using ACT, going into detail about exposure treatment, self-identity, guilt, shame, and anger. She describes the military context and explains the co-occurrence of depression and suicidality with PTSD. She also provides tips for therapy termination with trauma survivors.

Learning Objectives

  1. List the specific difficulties of working with trauma survivors.
  2. Recognize how exposure treatment applies from an ACT perspective.
  3. Identify how shame, guilt, and anger can affect therapy.
  4. Explain how to end therapy with trauma survivors.

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