Counselling For Sexual Abuse
A practical guide for counsellors and other professionals who assist survivors of sexual abuse. Uses case studies and practical ideas to set out the stages of healing and therapy. Emphasis is given to the need for culturally appropriate, gender matched,...
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A practical guide for counsellors and other professionals who assist survivors of sexual abuse. Uses case studies and practical ideas to set out the stages of healing and therapy. Emphasis is given to the need for culturally appropriate, gender matched, family-oriented therapy, especially in the case of children. Issues of survival for counsellors, protocols for dealing with disclosure, networking with other counsellors and evaluation of procedures are also discussed. The book was researched and written by Senior Family Therapists at the Leslie Centre in Auckland. Includes references and an index.
"Based on successful training workshops and drawing on the authors' extensive clinical experience, the guide combines a wide variety of therapeutic tools within a theoretical framework, with the focus on what to do, how, when and why." "Using case studies, and practical ideas, the book sets out the stages of healing and therapy for child, adolescent and adult survivors. Emphasis is given to the need for therapy that is culturally appropriate, gender-matched, family-orientedparticularly in the case of children - and that empowers clients. Client comfort is seen as paramount. Information is also given about offenders and factors leading to abuse." "Issues of counsellor survival, protocols for dealing with disclosure, networking with other counsellors, teamwork, and evaluation of procedures are also addressed." "Counselling for Sexual Abuse will prove invaluable for sexual-abuse counsellors, as well as for doctors, nurses, social workers, and those involved in counselling training. The guide will also provide those who have been abused and their families with an understanding of sexual-abuse therapy."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
A practical guide to sexual abuse counseling, this book is written by counselors for counselors. It succeeds in providing a wide variety of therapeutic tools derived from the work of numerous theorists and combined with a consistent theoretical framework. The authors employ systems theory and^a feminist perspective. The focus is on the practical issues of what to do, how, why, and when. The approach is comprehensive with separate chapters dealing with different client needs. Issues of culture and gender are also addressed.
- Sexual Abuse - Facts And Fallacies
- Theoretical Perspectives
- The Healing Process
- The Therapy Process
- Creating New Perspectives: Tools For Therapy
- Working With The Family
- Tools For Therapy With Children
- The Process For Therapy With Children
- Dealing With The Effects Of Child Abuse: Advice For Parents
- Issues For Therapy With Adolescents Who Have Been Abused
- Tools For Therapy With Adults
- Issues For Therapists
- Epilogue: Issues For The Future Of Sexual Abuse Counselling.