This is a self help guide aimed to help sufferers, their families and those who work with them to understand the physical, mental and emotional reactions of traumatic stress. It works through accepting and managing those reactions, learning to accept the trauma itself and then letting go and moving on. This book is one of a series on curing common psychological problems using cognitive behavioural techniques that help you to unlearn bad habits and replace them with healthy ones.
Ann Wetmore is the author of Overcoming Traumatic Stress, along with Claudia Herbert. She is a registered psychologist practising in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She specialises in treating adults experiencing traumatic life events, transitions, and/or major stressors. Since 2001, she has held an Adjunct Assistant Professor appointment in the Clinical Psychology Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Claudia Herbert is Director of the Oxford Development Centre Ltd and the Oxford Stress and Trauma Centre. Ann Wetmore is a registered psychologist practising in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Claudia is the author of Overcoming Traumatic Stress. She is Director of the Oxford Development Centre and the Oxford Stress and Trauma Centre and is a professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science in Grosetto, Italy.