Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on text@footprint.com.au

Submit

Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

Introduction to Counselling Survivors of Interpersonal Trauma

by Christiane Sanderson Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
11/2009
ISBN:
9781843109624
Format:
Pbk 320 pages
Price:
AU$49.99 NZ$51.30
Product Status: In Stock Now
add to your cart
Instructors
& Academics:
Victims of sexual and physical trauma can feel lost and disconnected from themselves and others. Christiane Sanderson's new book explains how counsellors can restore connection to self and others, and facilitate recovery within a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship.

To understand fully the harm caused by interpersonal trauma, professionals must first recognize its complex nature, and the psychological and emotional impact of exposure to control and terror. This book examines the therapeutic techniques and specific challenges faced by professionals when working with survivors of interpersonal trauma. The author explores issues such as safety and protection, the long-term effects of trauma and the importance of visiting past experiences and assessing their impact on the present.

This book is essential reading for counsellors, therapists, social workers, mental health professionals, health care professionals including GPs and midwives, legal professionals and all those working with survivors of interpersonal trauma such as sexual violence, child abuse, domestic abuse, elder abuse, institutional abuse and abuse by professionals

CONTENTS:
Introduction. PART I. Chapter 1. What is Interpersonal Trauma? Chapter 2. The Dynamics of Interpersonal Trauma. Chapter 3. The Impact and Long Term Effects of Interpersonal Trauma. Chapter 4. Creating a Secure Base: Fundamental Principles of Safe Trauma Therapy Chapter 5 Working with Interpersonal Trauma. PART II. Chapter 6. Child Abuse as Interpersonal Trauma. Chapter 7. Child Sexual Abuse as Interpersonal Trauma. Chapter 8. Rape as Interpersonal trauma . Chapter 9. Sexual Exploitation: Child and Adult Prostitution, Human Trafficking and Sexual Slavery Chapter 10. Domestic Abuse as Interperosnal Trauma. Chapter 11. Elder Abuse as Interpersonal Trauma Chapter 12. Institutional Abuse as Interpersonal Trauma Chapter 13. Profssional Abuse as Interpersonal Trauma Chapter 14. Professional Challenges and Impact of Counselling Survivors of Interperosnal Trauma. PART III. Chapter 15. Professional Issues. Chapter 16. Impact of Counselling Survivors of Interpersonal Trauma. Resources. Bibliography. Index.

Christiane Sanderson is a lecturer in Psychology at London University, Birkbeck College, and visting lecturer in the School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University. With 21 years' experience working in child sexual abuse interpersonal abuse and trauma, she has provided consultancy and training to parents, teachers, social workers, nurses, therapists, counsellors, the NSPCC and the Metropolitan Police Service.