What are some examples of Level One sharing of deployment experiences reserved for individuals they can trust and that would be supportive?
What is the seven tips to relearning to discipline your children after deployment?
What are the thirteen sleep techniques you can share with your client to establish a healthy sleep routine?
What are the ten must-haves for resolving anger?
What are the eight steps your client can use as an exercise to combat her unwanted images?
What are Horowitz’s four stages of PTSD reaction and recovery?
What are the two ways your client can self-direct the Eye Movement Technique (steps 5 and 6)?
What are the four containment techniques you can share with your client to help them manage their intrusive thoughts, feelings, and images?
What are the eight phases of EMDR?
What are the four types of DSM criteria which categorize PTSD reactions?
A. sleep space, pre-sleep routine, no TV, white noise, 30 minute restart, read, exercise and allow time, lighter evening meals, night light, limit caffeine, monitor alcohol, sleep log, and patience
B. outcry, denial and avoidance, intrusions, and working through until completion.
C. General photos; Positive Journal Entries; Lessons Learned; Different Environment; and The future
D. Remain in touch with your feelings by re-experiencing and expressing your anger; Obtain an understanding of yourself; Get a sense of closure and finality to your situation; Attempt to reach a completion to your trauma; Choose to responsibly express your anger; Using words or images to represent your feelings; Identify what lies beyond your anger; Identify the hurt that remains unhealed; Put your anger outside of yourself; Protect yourself in other ways
E. Pick two spots in the room to focus on and move their eyes back and forth about 25 times or they can close their eyes and move their eyes back and forth..
F. Observe, discuss, rebuild your relationship, let your partner lead at first, review how you and your partner handled particular situations, use positive as well as negative consequences, and allow for exceptions to the rule.
G. split screen, freezing, dirty laundry, and shrinking techniques.
H. Make yourself comfortable in a space that is quiet and safe; Focus on breathing slowly and deeply; Create a safe mental space for yourself by taking time to reassure yourself that you are safe and that the image you will focus on is only temporary and the feelings connected to it will pass; Begin with a slightly distressing image that you can rate low on the Stress Scale (0 to 3 on a 10 point scale); While visualizing the image, it is important to repeat to yourself that it cannot harm you. These images will come and go like waves and are not dangerous; When you have the image secure in your head, imagine you are standing upon a platform of a train station. The train you are watching pass by is the image; Once you have successful processed this image, move on to an image that is slightly more distressing (a 4 to 6 on the stress scale); Continually practice this exercise
I. Criteria A concerns the definition of a traumatic event; Criteria B are all symptoms surrounding the re-experiencing of the trauma; Criteria C has to do with the symptoms connected with withdrawal, avoidance, and emotional detachment; and Criteria D focuses on the physiological responses a person has in response to a traumatic event.
J. client history and treatment planning, preparation, assessment, desensitization, installing and strengthening the positive conditions, body scan, closure, and reevaluation.