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Sensory Healing after Developmental Trauma

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781839975004

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 21st March 2024

Genre: Medicine / Nursing & Ancillary Services / Occupational Therapy

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In using this resourceful guide, therapists can develop a comprehensive understanding of how trauma impacts their young clients’ brains and sensory systems. Filled with therapeutic strategies and activities tailored to specific regions of the brain, professionals will be able to optimise brain rehabilitation and improve sensory processing abilities.

The book includes a wide range of low-cost, budgeted activities that can be applied in a variety of settings, including juvenile justice, rehab, schools, homes, residential care, and foster homes, all of which include guidance on how to engage the wider community in order to maximise the potential for healing.

Complete with the latest research on trauma and real-life case studies, this book provides an excellent foundation on understanding the science and applying it in practice. It is an indispensable resource for paediatric caregivers looking to support the children they’re working with in healing the impact of trauma.

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Marti Smith makes challenging subjects easier to digest, and the ideas included in the book are implementable today in your home, school, clinic, or community setting. As a trauma-responsive occupational therapist and adoptive parent this book is what I needed a decade ago!
Erica Schuppe OTR/L, NMT Phase 1 certification holder via Neurosequential Network and Yoga Instructor
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, I have found Sensory Healing After Developmental Trauma to be an invaluable resource for gaining a profound understanding of the intricate nature of behaviors and the neuroscience behind developmental trauma. To promote healing and overall well-being in individuals impacted by trauma, it is essential to adopt a biologically and developmentally grounded approach. The KALMAR app serves as a powerful tool in implementing this approach, providing a comprehensive treatment framework that addresses all aspects of a client's life. By incorporating Marti Smith's insights, professionals can enhance their effectiveness in assisting individuals affected by complex trauma, facilitating the development of a more integrated and cohesive brain.
Michael Remole MA, LCPC, NCC, I/ECHMHC, Founder of Gateway Family Services of Illinois & Rising Tide Conference
Sensory Healing after Developmental Trauma eloquently describes the impact of developmental trauma on the sensory systems and offers a compassionate and clear pathway to the possibility of healing. Marti Smith helps the reader empathically feel the impact of trauma on a child's mind and body while describing neurobiological processes in ways that are easily understood. A highlight of this book is that the offerings of sequential sensory interventions are user-friendly and doable for parents, teachers and clinicians alike.
Kim Barthel, OTR Relationship Matters