Out of Bounds: Sexual Exploitation in Counselling and Therapy

Out of Bounds: Sexual Exploitation in Counselling and Therapy

by Janice Dexter

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Out of Bounds: Sexual Exploitation in Counselling and Therapy by Janice Dexter

Clearly and sensitively, this book explores the problem of sexual exploitation in counselling and therapy. Janice Russell addresses the issues surrounding this emotive subject and offers models of practice designed to heighten awareness and contribute to the development of preventive strategies.

The first part of the book discusses the different dimensions of sexually exploitative practice, overviewing contexts and concepts and examining the effects of sexual exploitation on clients. The author focuses on practitioners in their particular settings, looking at sexuality and power and how these are relevant within the therapeutic process. Russell draws on her own research with clients, relating her analysis to clients' own ac

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803985346
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/30/1993
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Janice Russell is a freelance trainer and researcher in counselling and supervision. She is an Associate Tutor at the University of Durham and has undertaken extensive work in issues of sexuality and sexual abuse.

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: ASPECTS OF THE PROBLEM OF EXPLOITATIVE PRACTICE
Contexts and Concepts of Sexual Exploitation
Effects on Clients
Clients' Accounts
The Therapists
Sexuality - An Elusive Trilogy
Power
PART TWO: PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR COUNSELLING AND THERAPY
Ethical Dimensions to the Problem
Implications in Practice
Conclusions and Recommendations

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