A Therapeutic Treasure Box for Working with Children and Adolescents with Developmental Trauma


The essential resource for anyone working with children or teens who have experienced trauma – provides an overview of the latest theory, good practice and a treasure trove of activities and handouts – a valuable addition to your bookshelf which is destined to be used again and again.


Like a treasure chest, this resource overflows with valuable resources – information, ideas and techniques to inspire and support those working with children who have experienced relational and developmental trauma.

Drawing on a range of therapeutic models including systemic, psychodynamic, trauma, sensory, neurobiological, neurocognitive, attachment, cognitive behavioural, and creative ideas, Dr Karen Treisman explains how we understand trauma and its impact on children, teens and their families. She details how it can be seen in symptoms such as nightmares, sleeping difficulties, emotional dysregulation, rage, and outbursts.

Theory and strategies are accompanied by a treasure trove of practical, creative, and ready-to-use resources including over 100 illustrated worksheets and handouts, top tips, recommended sample questions, and photographed examples.

Additional information

Weight 2.3 lbs
Dimensions 11.6 × 8.2 × .8 in