This comprehensive and practical resource is a second volume to the highly influential Dysfluency Resource Book (2010). It brings together the very latest developments in the field of stammering and dysfluency in adults and teenagers and builds upon some of the approaches explored in the Dysfluency Resource Book. The book draws on the expert knowledge of contributors from a wide range of fields, such as specialist speech and language therapy, education, psychology and youth work, with a focus on presenting practical guidance for those working in this complex area.
This valuable resource:
• Has chapters exploring the latest clinical developments, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and narrative therapy.
• Provides in-depth discussion of some established therapeutic practices, including avoidance-reduction therapy and group work.
• Offers concrete application to theory, both the social and medical models, guiding the reader on how to integrate new evidence into clinical practice.
• Provides a wealth of activities and photocopiable handouts that can be used in practice.
Designed for clinicians and students working with teenagers and adults who stammer, this flexible and practical book embeds an ethos of reflection and adaptation. The detailed overview of therapeutic approaches allows the reader to explore a wide range of techniques, building a strong foundation of knowledge from which to tailor and develop their own practice.