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Beyond Survivor

Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Victimized Clients
By Richard Landis, Ph.D., C.T.S., F.P.P.R.

It is important for the victimized client to move past the limited identity of "victim" in order to see him or herself as a "survivor." However, the conscious identity of "survivor" can also become limiting.

The purpose of the Beyond Survivor series is to help the client move to the next step where being a "survivor" transforms from a conscious identity to an unconscious assumption.

The hard-earned learnings of past trauma are used as an unconscious and flexible strength to increase life's meaning, satisfaction, fun and play.

Since treatment of PTSD is a systemic problem, the solutions offered here are systemic in design. To that end, each demonstration CD, book, and handout presents treatment from a different and overlapping perspective. Depending on a therapist's experience, sophistication, and personal style, the materials can be used individually or synergistically with each other.


Books in the Beyond Survivor Series

Volume I:
The Reconstruction of Meaning
for the Treatment of Shame-Based Disorders and Intrusive Symptoms

These procedures represent the core of the Beyond Survivor and Cognitive/Imaginal therapies workshops. These procedures help resolve the trauma and shame of past childhood physical, emotional, and sexual abuses as well as ameliorate traumas caused by accidents, attacks, and natural and man-made disasters. Treatment for the intrusive symptoms of nightmares, flashbacks, intrusive recollections, dissociative reactions, traumatic depression and overreactions to internal and external cues are addressed.

Beyond Survivor: Vol. I (Catalog # L-B1) $35

 

Volume II:
Letting the Unconscious do the Cognitive-Behavioral Work
for the Treatment of Anxiety, Avoidance, and Hypervigilance Symptoms

This volume is a practical synthesis of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Unconscious and PartsWork workshops, which teaches the therapist how to let the client's unconscious mind do all the basic and repetitive work associated with the cognitive-behavioral therapies. Treatment for phobic avoidance, overreactions, age regressive behavior, dissociative responses, self-defeating behaviors, maladaptive relationship choices, anger outbursts, and hypervigilance are addressed.

Beyond Survivor: Vol. II (Catalog # L-B2) $35

 

Resource Guide

This is a supplement to Volumes I and II. It contains six case histories that were chosen to demonstrate different applications of the Interactive Imageries procedures. Transcripts are from two successive sessions with the same client, demonstrating how PartsWork/CBT procedures can complement the C/I Self-Reparenting interventions.

Beyond Survivor: Resource Guide (Catalog # L-B3) $25
Three Book Set: Beyond Survivor
Vols I & II and Resource Guide
(Catalog # L-B4) $85

 


Demonstration Audio CDs in the Beyond Survivor Series to complement Book Volume I:

Self-Reparenting Guided Imageries Procedures for the Treatment of Shame-Based Disorders and Intrusive Symptoms of PTSD

Basic Self-Reparenting Guided Imageries Procedures
This CD is highly suggested if you are planning to purchase Volume One. It contains demonstrations of basic reparenting procedures and specialized history-taking techniques that makes use of birth-order information, presuppositional language, and parental projections.

Reparenting Imagery Techniques audio CD (Catalog # L-A1) $15

 

Childhood Sexual Abuse Trauma
This CD demonstrates how Self-Reparenting Guided Imageries can be used to affect the impact that a sexual molestation can have on an adult. The Self-Reparenting basic steps, "android" and empowerment procedures, and the Dos and Don'ts of revenge fantasies are demonstrated.

Childhood Sexual Abuse audio CD (Catalog # L-A2) $15

 

Psychological Sexual Abuse and Gender Invalidation
This CD demonstrates how Self-Reparenting Guided Imageries can be used to reduce the impact that a psychologically dehumanizing event during childhood can have on the sexual development of an adult. The use of the therapist's affect is highlighted in this CD.

Psychological Invalidation audio CD (Catalog # L-A3) $15

 


Demonstration Audio CDs in the Beyond Survivor Series to complement Book Volume II:

PartsWork and Unconscious CBT Procedures For the Treatment of Anxiety, Avoidance and Hypervigilance Symptoms of PTSD

Basic PartsWork procedures
This material is taken from the PartsWork workshop audio CD album. The CD demonstrates the basic PartsWork procedures that are the foundation of all of the specialized techniques applied to individual clinical populations. This CD is highly suggested if you are planning to purchase book Volume Two.

Basic PartsWork audio CD (Catalog # L-A4) $15

 


Audio CD Sets in the Beyond Survivor Series

To complement Book Volume II

Cognitive / Imaginal PartsWork Audio CD Set
This is a 7-audio-CD album set was recorded live at a introductory PartsWork workshop. Through didactic and live demonstrations, Dr. Landis teaches many of the procedures described in Volume Two: PartsWork.

This set includes basic procedures for clients who have developed maladaptive protections that result in dissociative disorders, over-reactions and compulsions. An important part of this CD set is the demonstration and instruction on contacting The Interface, a symbol through which clients can communicate with their unconscious.

In addition, these CDs present supplemental procedures not found in the book for clients who have amnesia for past traumas that are affecting their current lives and need to resolve or reduce the responses without seeding memories.

PartsWork 7-CD audio set (Catalog # L-A7) $85
PartsWork Package: 7-CD audio set,
Beyond Survivor Vol. II, plus
one full year free consultation*
(Catalog # L-A7p) $110

*Consultation comprises one 10-minute phone consultation per week for up to one year from the date of your purchase with Dr. Landis. This is a $1200 value! You may use the time to clarify information, trouble-shoot working with difficult clients, or even follow one client throughout the course of treatment.

 

To Complement Book Volumes I & II and the Resource Guide

Advances in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Beyond Survivor.
This 8 audio CD set features the highlights of a Beyond Survivor workshop. Included are advanced clinical applications of the procedures described in Volume One: Self-Reparenting Guided Imageries and Volume Two: PartsWork which provide an alternative to abreaction for the treatment of PTSD.

Applications for the more seasoned therapist are presented in extended demonstrations with a live couple, each suffering from complex PTSD. This set includes the complete resource book from the workshop.

Partial list of CD set contents:

  • Etiology, systemic and strategic models of PTSD
  • What C/I is and why it works
  • C/I and PW procedures.
  • What birth order can tell you
  • The four identities projected onto first-born of each gender and how this can that be effectively used in C/I interviews
  • A demonstration of advanced clinical procedures with a live subject with Complex PTSD
  • Analysis and Q&A of Demonstration
  • PartsWork demonstration of what you do on the second session
  • A demonstration of advanced clinical procedures with a resistant and over-controlling client
  • Clinical applications to victims of:
    • domestic violence
    • natural disasters
    • war trauma
    • adult survivors of childhood and adult sexual abuses
PTSD 8-CD audio set (Catalog # L-A8) $129
PTSD Package: 8-CD audio set;
Beyond Survivor Vols. I & II and Resource Guide,
plus one full year free consultation*
(Catalog # L-A8p) $199

*Consultation is comprised of one 10-minute phone consultation per week for up to one year from the date of your purchase with Dr. Landis. This is a $1200 value! You may use the time to clarify information, trouble-shoot working with difficult clients, or even follow one client throughout the course of treatment.


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