Good Practice in Counselling People Who Have Been Abused, Paperback

Good Practice in Counselling People Who Have Been Abused Paperback

Edited by Zetta Bear

Part of the Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice series


Incorporating the voices of professionals counselling survivors of abuse, and those of the survivors themselves, this book provides the reader with a theoretical understanding of people who have endured abuse situations, as well as practical approaches to counselling them.

Focusing on the emotional needs of survivors, the contributors discuss, from the viewpoint of their own experiences, effective and useful practice and the provision of appropriate and accessible services in this field. The effects of different types of abuse and abusive environments, and a variety of methods for dealing with their aftermath, are explored, with chapters dealing specifically with, among other topics: drug users who were sexually abused as children issues for practice in working with domestic abuse therapeutic responses to people with learning disabilities who have been abused counselling people who self injure psychodynamic counselling and older people who have been abused the impact on professional workers.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social issues & processes
  • ISBN: 9781853024245



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