Transforming the Pain

Transforming the Pain

A Workbook on Vicarious Traumatization

By Karen W. Saakvitne; Saakvitne; Laurie Anne Pearlman

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393702330, 160pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 1996

Description
Authors Karen W. Saakvitne and Laurie Anne Pearlman define and describesthe VT process and offer reassurance that you are not alone with these painful experiences. The book includes self-assessment worksheets, and guidelines and specific exercises for addressing VT and improving self-care. It is designed to be used by a wide range of professionals and paraprofessionals, including, but not limited to, therapists, police, medical personnel, crisis workers, and clergy After working withTransforming the Pain, you will find that you have a new awareness of the ways your work affects your life as well as new skills and tools for improving your emotional well-being.