Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse
an Integrated Guide to Treatment
Author: Baker, Christine D.
Christine Baker uses her clinical experience, combined with a study of 180 female survivors of childhood sexual abuse to give an innovative approach to treatment. She advocates a three-stage working model by integrating several psychotherapeutic theories and techniques
Child sexual abuse
Child sexual abuse, adult survivors
Child sexual abuse, history
Child sexual abuse, impact on victims
Child sexual abuse, impact on families
Table of contents
Part 1. Introduction to the Book. Female Survivors, Their Stories, and the Evidence.
Introduction. Background to the Book and its Aims.
Fact and Fiction.
Definitions and Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse.
Summary of Descriptive Variables in a Group of Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children.
Long Term Effects of Sexual Abuse, Empirical, Theoretical, and Clinical Considerations.
Part 2. Integration, the Alliance, and the Therapist.
Introduction. Model Integration and Therapeutic Alliance. Therapist's Personal Characteristics and Roles. My Experience.
Part 3. The Survivors' Journey to Recovery.
The Recovery of Survivors. Application of a "Three Stage" Working Model. Victoria. Rose. Florence.
Part 4. The Families, Disclosure, and Role of the Mother.
The Survivors' Families and the Impact of Disclosure.
Part 5. Further Considerations. The "Recovered/False" Memory Debate.
An Uncertain Future. Closing Remarks in Light of the Apparent Resilience of Paedophilia and the Role of Society.
Appendix - Recommended Reading for Treatment Issues Raised in Chapters 9, 10, 11.
Published: Brunner-Routledge; Hove, United Kingdom
Shelf Number: Cs01
Acquisiton Number: 1424