Online Course - Multi Media
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
This course presents practical and applied strategies for treating those most challenging cases of PTSD. Empirically validated psychotherapies for PTSD are presented focusing on the processing of traumatic experiences, reducing nightmares, learning techniques for managing affect, and psychopharmacology.
- Describe appropriate assessment techniques to diagnose PTSD
- Describe the psychobiology of PTSD including the human stress response and brain alterations
- List the most efficacious psychological treatment(s)
John Preston, Psy.D.
John Preston, Psy.D., ABPP is a Professor of Psychology with Alliant International University. He has also been on the faculty of UC Davis School of Medicine. Dr. Preston is the author of fourteen books including The Handbook of Psychopharmacology for Therapists, You Can Beat Depression and Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Preston is a highly gifted teacher, who has lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He consistently receives outstanding eval-uations from professionals attending his classes.