Richard Kluft, M.D., Ph.D., of Philadelphia, PA, USA, is a long-time proponent of multiple personalities and Dissociative Identity Disorder for several decades.
Interesting now finds a need to address psychotherapy induced trauma – after 20+ years of diagnosing and treating this bogus disorder – including me.
Shelter from the Storm:
Processing the Traumatic Memories of DID/DDNOS Patients with The Fractionated Abreaction Technique (A Vademecum for the Treatment of DID/DDNOS) (Volume 1)
Book Description (partial) Amazon.
How can we help our patients process their traumatic memories without their becoming retraumatized and overwhelmed severely all over again? Shelter from the Storm explores how therapists can confront this complex challenge. No one can completely eliminate the pain of those who have suffered mistreatment, but Shelter from the Storm proposes ways to reduce and contain the anguish inherent in trauma work. Helping those who suffer Dissociative Identity Disorder, Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder can prove a challenging task. Painful, terrifying, and mortifying memories rarely yield their grips on our patients’ minds and present-day lives without the help of strenuous therapeutic interventions. …
About the Author
Richard P. Kluft, M.D., Ph.D., practices psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and medical hypnosis in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Over the last 40 years Rick has brought over 200 patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly Multiple Personality Disorder) to complete integration. Cornelia B. Wilbur declared him a pioneer in the dissociative disorders field. “Of course you’re a pioneer, Rick!” she said. “Just count the arrows in your back!” Rick Kluft has written nearly 235 scientific articles and book chapters, and edited or co-edited four books on dissociative disorders, incest, and trauma treatment, including (with Catherine G. Fine, Ph.D.)
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