PTSD Film Projection Metaphor
Treatment for trauma often involves exposure to traumatic thoughts and memories, and many clients are understandably reluctant to attempt this. The PTSD Film Projection Metaphor is a simple explanation of PTSD and its treatment.
The PTSD Film Projection Metaphor is a simple story to aid understanding of the origin, maintenance, and treatment of flashbacks in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
This is a Psychology Tools information handout. Suggested uses include:
- Client handout – use as a psychoeducation resource
- Discussion point – use to provoke a discussion and explore client beliefs
- Therapist learning tool – improve your familiarity with a psychological construct
- Teaching resource – use as a learning tool during training