Treating Attachment Abuse: A Compassionate Approach [NOOK Book]

Overview

Attachment abuse can involve both physical and emotional violence between people in close relationships, which includes couples, parents and their children, and adult children and their aging parents, among others. Attachment abusers blame their victims for their own feelings of shame, inadequacy, or inability to love.

Dr. Stosny's innovative and integrative approach to the treatment of attachment abuse emphasizes the importance of compassion for both the abused and the abuser. ...

See more details below
Treating Attachment Abuse: A Compassionate Approach

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$39.99
BN.com price
(Save 42%)$69.99 List Price

Overview

Attachment abuse can involve both physical and emotional violence between people in close relationships, which includes couples, parents and their children, and adult children and their aging parents, among others. Attachment abusers blame their victims for their own feelings of shame, inadequacy, or inability to love.

Dr. Stosny's innovative and integrative approach to the treatment of attachment abuse emphasizes the importance of compassion for both the abused and the abuser. This hands-on manual provides a series of treatment modules designed to teach the perpetrators and the victims how to cope with their feelings and to end attachment abuse. This volume will be of interest to psychotherapists, group therapists, social workers, and counselors working with abusive clients and their victims.

Emphasizes the importance of compassion for the abused & the abuser/provides a series of trmt modules for coping, etc.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826189615
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/27/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Steven Stosny, PhD, Director of the Community Outreach Service, which serves clients in and around Washington, DC, received his doctorate in clinical social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He has treated more than 600 perpetrators and victims of various forms of attachment abuse and is the author of books, articles, and chapters about various forms of abuse. During the past 5 years Dr. Stosny has developed the Compassion Workshop, and has worked with a highly varied population of abusers and victims. His passion about attachment abuse grew from his childhood experience in a violent home.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Beginnings: Self-Building, Abuse, and Treatment 3
2 The Experience of Attachment 13
3 Attachment Abuse: Why We Hurt the Ones We Love 30
4 Pathways to Abuse: Deficits in Attachment Skills and Affect Regulation 42
5 A New Response for Clinicians in the Prevention of Emotional Abuse and Violence 63
6 Compassion and Therapeutic Morality 77
7 The Compassion Workshop, Module One: Healing 91
8 The Compassion Workshop Module Two: Dramatic Compassion 139
9 The Compassion Workshop, Module Three: Self-Empowerment; Module Four: Empowerment of Loved Ones 165
10 The Compassion Workshop, Module Five: Negotiating Attachment Relationships; Module Six: Moving Toward the Future 200
Epilogue 238
References 241
Appendix A. Pilot Evaluation of the Compassion Workshop 261
Appendix B. The Attachment Compassion Scale 279
Index 281
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)