She is codeveloper of TF-CBT, described in Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief
in Children and Adolescents and Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents; Treatment Applications (New York; Guilford Press, 2012).
It takes a long time for a person to work through traumatic grief
, which is often beyond what most people are capable of dealing with.
She also explained that it isn't just plain grieving for some of the participants but traumatic grief
It's estimated at least 10 people can be directly impacted by each death - leading to about 8000 people being affected by traumatic grief
in a year.
Specifically, to help them to deal with traumatic grief
, help them heal, improve their self-esteem, and help them realize that they are not alone.
2011), several other terms have been used to classify this condition, including prolonged grief, traumatic grief
, and PCBD (APA, 2013).
It has more on complex trauma, including ways to apply the therapy with children with severe behavioral or affective dysregulation, as well as expanded sections on traumatic grief
to include aspects associated with criteria related to maladaptive bereavement.
Jack Jordan, a licensed psychologist who is now using Rebirth in his workshops on traumatic grief
Hogan Grief Reaction Checklist (HGRC), Texas Inventory of Grief (TIG), Inventory of Traumatic Grief
(ITG), Grief Evaluation Measure (GEM), and Grief Experience Inventory (GEI).
When it comes to bereavement and loss, what you are doing offers a light of hope for other families in traumatic grief
Having to inhabit that deep traumatic grief
and shock was pretty hard," she admits.
But having to inhabit the deep traumatic grief
and shock was pretty hard.