Time Perspective Therapy: A New Time-Based Metaphor Therapy for PTSD

@article{Sword2014TimePT,
  title={Time Perspective Therapy: A New Time-Based Metaphor Therapy for PTSD},
  author={Richard M. Sword and Rosemary K. M. Sword and Sarah R. Brunskill and Philip G. Zimbardo},
  journal={Journal of Loss and Trauma},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={197 - 201}
}
Time perspective therapy (TPT) is a new time-based therapy that focuses on clients' perceptions of their past, present, and future. Based on Zimbardo's temporal theory and the utilization of the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory, the authors have developed this new narrative therapy approach for the purpose of treating clients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder. The goal of TPT is to identify clients' six time perspective factors and then work with and balance these perspectives to… 
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