23. Surviving Trauma

  1. Patricia Noller3 and
  2. Gery C. Karantzas4
  1. Susan M. Johnson1 and
  2. Kathryn D. Rheem2

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch23

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

How to Cite

Johnson, S. M. and Rheem, K. D. (2012) Surviving Trauma, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships (eds P. Noller and G. C. Karantzas), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia

  2. 4

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    C.P.S., University of Ottawa, 11, Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada

  2. 2

    The Couple & Family Therapy Center, 5410 McKinley Street, Bethesda, MD 20817, United States, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334500

Online ISBN: 9781444354119

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Keywords:

  • surviving trauma;
  • secure attachment and resilience, in the face of adversity;
  • resilience in the face of adversity;
  • secure attachment relationships;
  • flexibility of response;
  • emotion focused therapy (EFT);
  • EFT model of intervention;
  • EFT interventions;
  • relationships and post-traumatic stress;
  • attachment-oriented interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The EFT Model of Intervention

  • Background of EFT

  • EFT Interventions

  • Relationships and Post-Traumatic Stress

  • EFT with Traumatized Couples

  • Held Together by Scotch Tape

  • Conclusion

  • References