Three Tips for Therapists Working with Trauma Safety Stressors


As COVID-19 continues, stress and anxiety are on the rise.

As COVID-19 continues, stress and anxiety are on the rise. Suicide rates have increased.

Now more than ever before, mental health professionals have the opportunity to help prevent suicide by uncovering safety stressors in families and normalizing family secrets.

Tools such as the FST Stress Chart and the FST Safety Stressor Questionnaire allow clinicians to become co-therapists in treatment.

In the video below Dr. Sells offers three process tips for having these difficult discussions.

Dr. Scott Sells

Dr. Scott Sells

Dr. Scott Sells is the founder of the Family Trauma Institute and developer of the FST | Family Systems Trauma model.
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