Psychotherapy with Sexually Abused Boys: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

Psychotherapy with Sexually Abused Boys: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

by William N. Friedrich, Friedrich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803956940

ISBN-13: 9780803956940

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A groundbreaking therapeutic model to assist practitioners treat sexually abused children effectively is presented in this pragmatic volume. While the model is applicable to both male and female children, the author focuses on boys. In so doing, Friedrich cites pertinent gender and sociocultural issues that are critical to understanding boys, an understanding which

Overview

A groundbreaking therapeutic model to assist practitioners treat sexually abused children effectively is presented in this pragmatic volume. While the model is applicable to both male and female children, the author focuses on boys. In so doing, Friedrich cites pertinent gender and sociocultural issues that are critical to understanding boys, an understanding which is in turn essential for the provision of adequate and effective individual, group and family therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803956940
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series, #11
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1.Introduction to the Model1
Case Example3
Current Theories4
An Integrated Contextual Model7
Why Focus on Boys?8
Preconditions to Treatment13
The Importance of Assessment15
Part IAttachment
2.Attachment: An Overview19
Key Features of Attachment22
Styles of Attachment23
Attachment and Maltreatment27
Assessment of Attachment37
3.Attachment: Individual Therapy39
Knowing the Boy's Internal Working Model41
Therapist Issues51
Individual Treatment Techniques Derived From Attachment Theory52
4.Attachment: Group Therapy65
Techniques67
5.Attachment: Family Therapy74
Useful Perspectives77
Creating a New Appreciation of the Child79
Part IIDysregulation
6.Dysregulation: An Overview97
Neurophysiological Effects98
Behavioral Effects99
Cognitive Effects111
Assessment of Dysregulation113
7.Dysregulation: Individual Therapy116
Techniques118
Conclusions131
8.Dysregulation: Group Therapy132
Techniques134
9.Dysregulation: Family Therapy140
Techniques142
Part IIISelf-Theory
10.Self-Theory: An Overview155
The Development of the Self159
Conceptualizations About Self and Sexual Abuse162
Symptoms Reflecting Problems With Self165
Assessment of the Self169
11.Self-Theory: Individual Therapy171
Treatment Foci175
12.Self-Theory: Group Therapy186
Theoretical Framework188
Strategies191
Case Presentation195
13.Self-Theory: Family Therapy205
Enhancing the Child's Self-Development via Family Therapy207
Enhancing the Parents' Self-Development via Family Therapy208
Concluding Remarks219
Appendix A220
Appendix B226
References227
Index241
About the Author249

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