Kitty K. Wu, Catherine S. Tang, "Healing Trauma: A Professional Guide"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 9888028979 | 396 pages | PDF | 2.4 MB
This is the first book written on clinical research and work related to the development of applied trauma psychology in Hong Kong. Contributed by numerous reputable researchers and clinicians, the book covers updated research on and practice in assessment and understanding psychological sequel including psychological distress and growth of traumatic experience, evidence-based clinical intervention, rehabilitation services for people affected by various traumatic stresses including interpersonal trauma like child sexual abuse and family violence, health and medical trauma such as infectious disease and the pain related to end of life, mass trauma and disaster including community psychological support programme developed in Hong Kong and Sichuan, as well as the rationale for mainstreaming trauma training in university education.
This book serves to strengthen the link between research and practice; academic work and community awareness, invite reflections on future directions for promotion of mental health related to traumatic stress for our society, in particular Chinese community.
This is a major reference book documenting the development of applied trauma psychology in Hong Kong. It is a guidebook for professionals serving the traumatized, researchers dedicated to research and development of trauma psychology, students learning and educators passing on the existing knowledge and experience accumulated for healing trauma in Hong Kong.
Kitty K. Wu is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at Kwai Chung Hospital, Hong Kong. Catherine S. Tang is the Professor, Deputy Head, and Director of Clinical Psychology Programs in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore. Eugenie Y. Leung is the Director of Counselling and Person Enrichment at the University of Hong Kong.