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Author Davis, Laura, 1956-

Title The courage to heal workbook : for women and men survivors of child sexual abuse / Laura Davis.

Published New York : Perennial Library, [1990]
©1990

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  616.8583 DAVI    DUE 11-01-20
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xv, 460 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-460).
Contents About Language -- Where Am I Right Now? -- What It Will Feel Like to Use This Book -- About the Exercises in this Book 9 -- Writing as a Healing Tool -- About Freewriting -- Art as a Healing Tool -- About Making Collages -- Part 1 Survival Skills for Healing 15 -- Creating Safety 19 -- Building Your Support System 35 -- Dealing With Crisis 64 -- Nurturing Yourself 89 -- Marking the Way 98 -- Part 2 Taking Stock 111 -- Where did I Come From? -- Effects: How did it Change My Life? 123 -- Coping: How did I Survive? 144 -- Part 3 Aspects of Healing 165 -- Decision to Heal 169 -- Remembering 204 -- Believing it Happened 224 -- Breaking Silence 234 -- Understanding that it Wasn't Your Fault 256 -- Learning to Trust Yourself 274 -- Grieving and Mourning 302 -- Anger 315 -- Confrontations 340 -- Dealing with Your Family Now 367 -- Resolution and Moving on 415 -- Appendix Guidelines for Healing Sexually 428 -- Resources 453.
Summary In this groundbreaking companion to The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis offers an inspiring, in-depth workbook that speaks to all women and men healing from the effects of child sexual abuse. The combination of checklists, writing and art projects, open-ended questions and activities expertly guides the survivor through the healing process.
Subject Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Rehabilitation.
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Psychology.
Self-help techniques.
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
ISBN 0060964375 $18.95 ($24.95 Can.)