Browsing May, 2011
John Henden’s latest book will have wider appeal than the title suggests, for though it may appear to be written for professionals working in a specialised area, it also puts practical techniques into the hands of anyone who is in a position to support sufferers of post-traumatic stress. In his words “the book’s twin purpose is to provide a handbook for practitioners and at the same time to be a self-help book or buddy-aid manual.”
What contributes to personal resilience? I have recently been writing a new guide to accompany training on the topic. The key elements are: Optimism; Freedom from stress and anxiety; Individual accountability; Openness and flexibility, and Problem orientation.
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