Courtney's books on using trauma informed hypnosis tools to enhance treatment for trauma, grief, and anxiety
What makes trauma therapy effective? The answers might surprise you. In this accessible guide, Courtney distills discoveries from attachment theory, brain science, and post-traumatic growth into practical strategies you can use to: 1) build trust and a secure therapeutic relationship; 2) transform traumatic memories into stories of triumph and courage; and 3) help clients cultivate resilience and a positive post-trauma identity.
Courtney Armstrong’s The Therapeutic “Aha!” explores the thrilling and rare moment when a client reaches an elusive realization, allowing them to make meaningful change. In 10 straightforward strategies, this practical book demonstrates how to shake things up in therapy when a client is stuck or stalled to jumpstart progress. Readers will learn how to spark the “emotional brain”—the part of the brain that houses automatic, unconscious patterns—and create new neural pathways that engage and advance the healing process.
Although losing someone you love to a sudden or violent death is a shocking and life changing experience, there are steps you can take to heal. Speaking from both personal and professional experience, Courtney provides compassionate, practical guidance for creating a meaningful life beyond loss by sharing 1) Activities that promote emotional healing, 2) Methods to stop recurring nightmares and intrusive images, 3) How to release guilt and regret, 4) How to retain “the living story” of your loved one and sense them as a positive presence in your life.