The Courage to Heal Workbook

A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Laura Davis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060964375

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

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In this groundbreaking companion to The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis offers an inspiring, in-depth workbook that speaks to all women and men healing from the effects of child sexual abuse. The combination of checklists, writing and art Projects, open-ended questions and activities expertly guides the survivor through the healing process. Survival Skills -- Teaches survivors to create a safe, supportive environment, ask for help, deal with crisis periods, and choose therapy. Aspects Of Healing -- Focuses on the healing process: gaining a capacity for hope, breaking silence, letting go of shame, turning anger into action, planning a confrontation, preparing for family contact, and affirming personal progress. Guidelines For Healing Sexually -- Redefines the concept of "safe sex" and establishes healthy ground rules for sexual contact.
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Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Healing Through Group Work¿Beyond Survival

Author: Terry S Trepper,Judy Chew

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317791266

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

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Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse is a detailed discussion of the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings involved in conducting group psychotherapy with women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. Offering the practical “how to’s” of conducting a thirteen-session group, this unique book emphasizes the discovery of solutions, strengths, and internal/external resources and highlights the temporal nature of “being a victim” and “being a survivor” at theoretical and clinical levels. The book’s integration of theory and clinical intervention provides a thorough basis for addressing some of the key themes in the resolving of sexual abuse. In Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, you’ll uncover topics related to healing such as: the theoretical rationales for group treatment, which include the Ericksonian approach, the feminist perspective, narrative therapy, and the solution-oriented approach resiliency- and resource-based approaches the importance of language in recovery from sexual abuse how to deal with issues such as relationships, telling one’s story of abuse, building safety/boundaries, spirituality, cultivating a future, dealing with flashbacks A practical guide for students in counseling practicums, Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse provides you with a systematic method with which to conceptualize and conduct group work. Experienced counseling practitioners in psychology, social work, psychiatry, and nursing will also benefit as you gain a session-by-session account of how to conduct group work. In today’s institutional setting, private practice, and professional climate in general, there is growing interest in how to do more with less, how to maximize financial and professional resources, and how to take care of our therapist selves. This book will help you achieve these goals through leading clients to personal empowerment, self-compassion, and resourcefulness.
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College Mental Health Practice

Author: Paul A. Grayson,Philip W. Meilman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135929203

Category: Education

Page: 360

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Paul Grayson, a co-editor of the successful 1989 book College Psychotherapy, has teamed up with Phil Meilman, a seasoned veteran of college counseling and psychological services, to compile this needed comprehensive up-to-date treatment guide. After an opening discussion of the campus environment and student mentality, the book provides an overview of the state of college mental health at the start of the 21st century, touching on the issues faced by students of every generation, as well as those concerns unique to this day and age. With an emphasis on practice, and not theory, this easily referenced treatment guide will be of use to anyone working in the mental health fields in and around a college environment.
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The Long Journey Home

Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused

Author: Andrew J. Schmutzer

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1608993957

Category: Religion

Page: 524

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Maybe the only thing new about sexual abuse is quality discussion from several professions (psychology, theology, and pastoral care). Here are the insights of over two dozen psychologists, theologians, and those in pastoral care, all targeting the issue of sexual abuse. Designed as a resource for Christian educators, therapists, pastors, social workers, group leaders, and survivors, The Long Journey Home combines current research in mental health with rich theological reflection, global concern with fervent pastoral wisdom for the local faith community. Whether you are a counselor, professor, pastor, or spouse of a survivor, you hold in your hand a fresh resource of information and advocacy for those suffering from the devastating effects of sexual abuse and rape. The breadth of material, biblical insight, discussion questions, and helpful resources gathered here just may be the tool of a generation.
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Still Listening

New Horizons in Spiritual Direction

Author: Norvene Vest

Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 0819225177

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Interest in the practice of spiritual direction has grown in recent years. With the increased number of people seeking direction have come a number of new issues confronting spiritual directors. This volume of essays by seasoned spiritual directors from a variety of faith traditions, addresses issues of concern to directors today such as direction with: abused persons, the poor, church drop-outs, gays and lesbians. Other essays look at spiritual direction in new contexts, such as the congregational setting, the corporate arena, spiritual direction and generational issues, and direction at the turn of the century. The final section of the book addresses some specific circumstances: working with the addicted, with those who are dying, using art in spiritual direction, and direction and social justice. Contributors include: Joseph D. Driskill (Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA); Juan Reed (Chicago, IL); Rich Rossiter (Oak Park, IL); Sandra Lommason (Davis, CA); Howard Rice (Santa Rosa, CA); Tom Cashman (Federal Way, WA); Steven Charleston, Episcopal Divinity School; Barry Woodbridge (Rancho Cucamonga, CA); Margaret Guenther (Washington, D.C.); Betsy Caprio Hedburg (Culver City, CA) and Kenneth Leech, (London), Janet Ruffing, and Norvene Vest.
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Victim Assistance

Exploring Individual Practice, Organizational Policy, and Societal Responses

Author: Thomas L. Underwood, PhD,Christine Edmunds

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826197740

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Based on the acclaimed professional certificate program, Advanced Institute on Victim Studies: Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance, this book identifies core content areas essential for practitioners working with crime victims. Recognizing the multidisciplined, multisystem field that encompasses victim assistance, the contributors present a solid foundation of the varying concepts and theories on victims and victims services. The balance of the text addresses the skills and strategies needed to enhance services to victims at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. Each chapter concludes with an analysis and application section, including representative scenarios and key questions for review.
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Trotz allem

Wege zur Selbstheilung für sexuell mißbrauchte Frauen

Author: Ellen Bass,Laura Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783922166610

Category: Mädchen - Sexueller Missbrauch - Psychisches Trauma - Psychische Verarbeitung

Page: 355

View: 9886

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Male survivors

12-step recovery program for survivors of childhood sexual abuse : with exercises for personal growth

Author: Timothy L. Sanders

Publisher: Crossing Pr

ISBN: 9780895944856

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 191

View: 605

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Trotz allem

Wege zur Selbstheilung für Frauen, die sexuelle Gewalt erfahren haben

Author: Ellen Bass,Laura Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783936937428

Category:

Page: 494

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Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century

A Book by and for Women

Author: N.A

Publisher: Touchstone Books

ISBN: 9780684842318

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 780

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The first major revision of the 1984 classic guide to women's health includes information on such topics as breast cancer treatment options, preventing and living with AIDS, and new developments in contraception and reproductive technology. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
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The Women's Desk Reference

Author: Irene M. Franck,David M. Brownstone

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN: N.A

Category: Women

Page: 840

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Provides information on legal issues, medical techniques and treatment, women's organizations, nutrition, employment, childbirth, health care, and other topics
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The Advocate

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gay liberation movement

Page: N.A

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Counselling for Sexual Abuse

A Therapist's Guide to Working with Adults, Children, and Families

Author: Kathy MacDonald,Ian Lambie,Les Simmonds

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Adult child sexual abuse victims

Page: 315

View: 5726

A practical guide to sexual abuse counselling: a book written by counsellors. A wide variety of therapeutic tools are gathered together and combined within a consistent theoretical framework. The focus is on the practical issues of what to do, how, why, and when. The approach is comprehensive with specific chapters dealing with different client needs. Issues of culture and gender are also addressed.
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Treating Abuse Today

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Adult child abuse victims

Page: N.A

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Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Treatment Innovations

Author: Mic Hunter

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 204

View: 4952

The contributors to this book are all clinicians who have experienced working with people who have been severely sexually abused. In their quest to reduce human suffering, they have developed practical and effective methods of treatment, which they describe in this volume. Following a clear review of dynamically based theories which help in the understanding and treatment of adult survivors, topics discussed include survivors' sexual problems, such as compulsivity, and clients with special needs, such as survivors with personality disorders. Clinicians will find much of value in this practical volume.
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The New Our Bodies, Ourselves

A Book by and for Women

Author: N.A

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN: N.A

Category: Women

Page: 751

View: 1083

Discusses women's health care issues.
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What Only a Mother Can Tell You about Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Karen Schaefer

Publisher: Child Welfare League of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 235

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This first person narrative, born of a mother's anguish after learning her daughter had been molested in kindergarten, guides parents through the lifelong process of healing. It also explores the wider impact of sexual abuse beyond children and families to our communities and society. Powerful and compelling, this is an urgent appeal from a parent who knows all too well the unbearable price of silence.
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Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition)

A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused As Children

Author: Ellen Bass,Laura Davis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062270591

Category: Self-Help

Page: 112

View: 8811

There's nothing as wonderful as starting to heal, waking up in the morning and knowing that nobody can hurt you if you don't let them. Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the healing journey. No matter how great your pain today, you can not only heal but thrive. Based on the authors' bestseller The Courage to Heal, this Revised Edition of Beginning to Heal takes you through the key stages of the healing process, from crisis times to breaking the silence, grief, and anger, to resolution and moving on. It includes inspirational highlights, clear explanations, practical suggestions, and compelling accounts of survivors' pain, their strength, and their triumphs.
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Counselling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Author: Donna Martsolf,Claire Burke Draucker

Publisher: Sage Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781412922401

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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In this Third Edition of Counseling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Claire Burke Draucker and Donna S. Martsolf identify the significant healing processes which are essential to achieve recovery. These include disclosing the abuse; reinterpreting it from an adult perspective; addressing issues related to the context of the abuse; and making desired life changes. Each of these processes is discussed in conjunction with the most effective counseling interventions to facilitate resolution. Carefully chosen case examples demonstrate the appropriate use interventions in practice. The Third Edition includes a wealth of new material covering memory retrieval, outcome research, multicultural counseling, emerging therapeutic approaches, and neuroscience and counseling. Dynamics and difficulties in the therapeutic relationship are also discussed in great depth.
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Counseling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (US ONLY)

Author: Claire Burke Draucker,Donna Martsolf

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781412930291

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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"The book is clearly written and provides a fine introduction to the issues attendant on counseling survivors of sexual abuse. It is up-to-date and comprehensive without being plodding and avoids the cant that can bedevil the topic" —CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY "Counseling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Third Edition, is an accessible, practical guide to helping these victims through the healing process. This book will be a useful tool for professionals dealing with the counseling and/or treatment of sexually abused clients" —SirReadaLot.org The experience of childhood sexual abuse is a trauma which continues to have an impact on survivors throughout their lives. The pervasive and long-term effects that stem from sexual abuse make it vital that counselors become adept at addressing the unique and complex needs of survivors. In this Third Edition of Counseling Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Claire Burke Draucker and Donna S. Martsolf identify the significant healing processes which are essential to achieve recovery. These include disclosing the abuse; reinterpreting it from an adult perspective; addressing issues related to the context of the abuse; and making desired life changes. Each of these processes is discussed in conjunction with the most effective counseling interventions to facilitate resolution. Carefully chosen case examples demonstrate the appropriate use interventions in practice. The Third Edition includes a wealth of new material covering memory retrieval, outcome research, multicultural counseling, emerging therapeutic approaches, and neuroscience and counseling. Dynamics and difficulties in the therapeutic relationship are also discussed in great depth. The author's web site can be found at http://www.kent.edu/nursing/Faculty/Bios/draucker.cfm.
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