Jake Levy Case Study

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Jake Levy is a 31 years of age Caucasian male, who is married to Sheri a 28 years of age Caucasian female they have two sons, Myles is a 10 years of age Caucasian male and Levi who is an 8years of age Caucasian male. Jake is an Iraq War veteran and employed as a human resources assistance for the military. Seri teaches special education at a local elementary school. It was mention within this case study that Jake, as well as, Sheri used marijuana and the past, but now they are both social drinkers. It also stated within this case study that Jake and Sheri are both Jewish decadence. The couple has some friends, however due to Jake’s behaviors, they have slowly isolated themselves. The reason why Jake seeking therapy because his wife Sheri
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This is used to help people recover from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) (Resick & Schnicke 1992). Self-blame is a treatment focus. Prolonged exposure (PE). PE is an approach intended to reduce PTSD through a modification of the memory structures underlying emotions such as the ubiquitous fear found in PTSD (e.g., Foa & Kozak,…show more content…
All interactions within the service provider organization must ensure that the client is always engaged in the recovery process and not being re-traumatized by negative interactions or insensitive communication (Elliot, Bjelejac, Fallot, Markoff, and Reed, 2005). You should never use a technique that will cause your client more harm than good.
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