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Therapy after Terror

£16.99

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An illuminating study of the post-9/11 mental health crisis, including depictions of the restricted 'hot spots' such as the Family Assistance Centers, and Respite Centers at Ground Zero, where mental health workers delivered aid. Seeley reveals the shortcomings of therapists' usual approaches and the politics of psychotherapy after 9/11. Therapy After Terror examines the 2001 World Trade Center attack from the perspectives of New York City mental health professionals who treated the psychologically wounded following the attack. Therapists discuss the attack's effects on their patients, its personal and professional consequences for them, and the ways it challenged fundamental aspects of clinical theory and practice. The book describes crisis mental health services that were established after the attack, as well as longer-term treatments. It also examines notions of trauma, diagnostic procedures, and the politics of psychological treatment. Seeley uses her unique interdisciplinary background as she provides a detailed study of the post-9/11 mental health crisis, including depictions of the restricted 'hot spots' such as the Lexington Avenue Armory, Family Assistance Centers, and Respite Centers at Ground Zero, where mental health workers delivered aid.

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Author(s):
Karen M. Seeley
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521884225
ISBN-13:
9780521884228
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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An illuminating study of the post-9/11 mental health crisis, including depictions of the restricted 'hot spots' such as the Family Assistance Centers, and Respite Centers at Ground Zero, where mental health workers delivered aid. Seeley reveals the shortcomings of therapists' usual approaches and the politics of psychotherapy after 9/11. Therapy After Terror examines the 2001 World Trade Center attack from the perspectives of New York City mental health professionals who treated the psychologically wounded following the attack. Therapists discuss the attack's effects on their patients, its personal and professional consequences for them, and the ways it challenged fundamental aspects of clinical theory and practice. The book describes crisis mental health services that were established after the attack, as well as longer-term treatments. It also examines notions of trauma, diagnostic procedures, and the politics of psychological treatment. Seeley uses her unique interdisciplinary background as she provides a detailed study of the post-9/11 mental health crisis, including depictions of the restricted 'hot spots' such as the Lexington Avenue Armory, Family Assistance Centers, and Respite Centers at Ground Zero, where mental health workers delivered aid.

Author(s):
Karen M. Seeley
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521884225
ISBN-13:
9780521884228
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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