By The Sidran Institute
One of the primary roles of Sidran Foundation’s Psych Trauma Information Service is to assist people who have been traumatized in finding various kinds of help. “Treatment” is usually sought when the behavioral adaptations (symptoms) typical of trauma survivors become disabling and/or interfere with work, home life, sleep, parenting and other aspects of daily function.
The Sidran Foundation’s aim is not only to help people feel better and function better, but also to help them learn to be informed and empowered consumers in general, and consumers of mental health services in particular.
The process of choosing a therapist takes some time, thought and focus. This handbook assists in the process of choosing a therapist who works from an environmental framework or “trauma model,” as they are also more likely to see their clients as experts in their own lives and as partners in healing
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