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Narrative Therapy for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence: Supporting Women's Transitions from Abuse to Safety download epub

by Mary Allen


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Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense For women experiencing domestic violence, narrative therapy can be a powerful tool to help them gain.

Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense For women experiencing domestic violence, narrative therapy can be a powerful tool to help them gain self-confidence and a sense of identity, resist violence, and make the transition from abuse to safety. Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense of identity can contribute to this resistance.

The purpose of the book as defined by Allen is 'to enable the experiences of women who have survived domestic .

The purpose of the book as defined by Allen is 'to enable the experiences of women who have survived domestic abuse, and the meaning of these experience for these women, to inform social work, counselling and other professional practice theory' (. 1). Therefore the overarching aim is to use the experiences and voices of survivors to directly inform therapeutic narrative interventions for women exiting abusive relationships. In the introductory chapter Allen highlights the personal devastation that domestic abuse causes by eliciting unusual parallels between exiting abusive relationships and liberation from Auschwitz.

This book examines how women experiencing domestic violence employ strategies of resistance and survival, and how narrative therapy helps them define their identities and resist abuse. It demonstrates how an understanding of this resistance can help practitioners effectively intervene and support these women in transitions from abuse to safety.

Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense of identity can contribute to this resistance

Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense of identity can contribute to this resistance. It demonstrates how narrative therapy can be used as an effective intervention, helping women to leave abusive relationships and supporting them in moving on. The author outlines a model for intervention and discusses how to work with women whilst keeping their safety in mind.

For women experiencing domestic violence, narrative therapy can be a powerful tool to help them gain self-confidence and a sense of identity, resist violence, and make the transition from abuse to safety.

Supporting Women's Transitions from Abuse to Safety. Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense of identity can contribute to this resistance

Tackling Domestic Violence: Providing Support for Children Who Have Witnessed Domestic Violence. Children Living with Domestic Violence: Putting Men’s Abuse of Women on the Child Care Agenda.

Tackling Domestic Violence: Providing Support for Children Who Have Witnessed Domestic Violence. Mullender, A. and Morley, . ed. 1994. London: Whiting & Birch.

For women experiencing domestic violence, narrative therapy can be a powerful tool to help them gain self-confidence and a sense of identity, resist violence, and make the transition from abuse to safety.

Drawing on the narratives of women who have experienced domestic violence, this book explores how women employ strategies of resistance, and how strengthening their sense of identity can contribute to this resistance. It demonstrates how narrative therapy can be used as an effective intervention, helping women to leave abusive relationships and supporting them in moving on. The author outlines a model for intervention and discusses how to work with women whilst keeping their safety in mind.

This book will be invaluable to counsellors, social workers and others working with abused women, helping them to understand, engage with and fully support women to resist and move on from abuse.


Comments: (2)

Xinetan
I have not completed reading this but seems very useful for counselors working with women and/or survivors
Xtintisha
This is a great book for therapists but also anyone who wants to understand the nature and complexity of intimate partner violence.
Narrative Therapy for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence: Supporting Women's Transitions from Abuse to Safety download epub
Family Relationships
Author: Mary Allen
ISBN: 1849051909
Category: Parenting & Relationships
Subcategory: Family Relationships
Language: English
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2011)
Pages: 144 pages