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    • ISBN:9781472105721
    • Publication date:01 Nov 2012
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Overcoming Childhood Trauma

A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

By Helen Kennerley

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A self-help guide for adults who have suffered emotional or physical abuse in childhood and are now left struggling with its legacy

This book will help the sufferer understand the links between past trauma and present difficulties and offers ways to gain control over these problems, allowing the individual to deal with intrusive memories, manage mood swings and build better relationships in adulthood.

Biographical Notes

Dr Helen Kennerley works as a consultant at the highly regarded Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre. In 2002 she was shortlisted by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies for the award of most influential female cognitive therapist in Britain. She is the author of Overcoming Anxiety, Overcoming Childhood Trauma and How to Beat Your Fears and Worries.

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  • ISBN: 9781841190815
  • Publication date: 25 May 2000
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Robinson
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