The following article discusses the use of cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD in childhood. We will expose psycho affective profile of Sara, a child sexually abused by her grandfather. Following the revelation of the events, Sara will manifest all the clinical signs of PTSD: intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking and mood, chances in physical reaction. Will be described the symptoms, vulnerability factors and maintenance of the disorder. Furthermore we will focus on the multiagency working of different relational systems within which is inserted the child and we will focus on the therapeutic steps of Sara, which was treated at the Psychological Service of a pediatric hospital.
Keywords: PTSD, trauma, cognitive behavioral therapy, multiagency working.