The Three Essential Steps for Those Suffering from PTSD

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Dr. Anna Baranowsky and Teresa Lauer introduce a book designed for both trauma survivors and the professionals who help them in their recovery journey

Baranowsky and Lauer outline many facets of PTSD and how to work thorough them.

Dr. Anna Baranowsky and Teresa Lauer, LMHC of introduce their new book, What Is PTSD? 3 Steps to Healing Trauma. An essential, gentle guide for anyone suffering the effects of PTSD and those who counsel them, this book is written to help individuals who are coping with the difficulties and obstacles presented by PTSD.

Although many people are familiar with the term “PTSD”, most people who suffer from it can find it difficult to define, treat, and cure. Many sufferers also develop co-morbid disorders, such as anxiety or depression, which can make working through trauma even more of a challenge.

For those individuals, and for those specializing in trauma treatment, there is What Is PTSD? Providing three main guiding steps to help alleviate the symptoms of PTSD, this book is clear, concise, and easy for readers to understand. Baranowsky and Lauer outline many facets of PTSD and how to work thorough them, such as: how the mind and body work in determining the unique response to trauma, how to stay present when recovering from trauma, highly effective coping techniques to alleviate even the most distressing symptoms, and healing with new energy, regardless of the length of time that has passed since the trauma.

Additionally, they provide their three key steps to healing: finding calm, remembering your trauma, and beginning to live again. They have also included trauma survivor recovery stories, to help provide hope and inspiration, an essential piece of the healing process. With more than twenty specifically designed exercises to help trauma survivors identify and understand their feelings and where they are in their healing, this book is more than a simple guide, it is an essential tool in the healing process.

Having helped thousands recover from trauma, Dr. Baranowsky and Ms. Lauer are experienced as well as understanding, and these traits shine through in this book. A perfect companion for anyone working their way through the journey to recovering from trauma, What is PTSD? will not only help survivors cope, but also give them hope that they need to work through their experience towards a full and happier life.

Dr. Anna Baranowsky

Dr. Anna Baranowsky, Ph.D., C.Psych, is the director of the Traumatology Institute, providing training, consultation, and service. She is dedicated to the care of trauma survivors in her practice, and focuses on empowering individuals, groups, and communities to build skills for self-care and resiliency.

Teresa Lauer, LMHC

Teresa Lauer is a therapist specializing in Marriage and Family Systems Theory with advanced expertise in how trauma affects the individual, couple, children, seniors, and those with special needs.

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