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Healing From Incest: Intimate Conversations With My Therapist
Healing from Incest tells the journey of a victim-turned-survivor, working with her therapist to find healing. Readers are pulled into the therapeutic process as Henderson relates her conversations and feelings as a victim of child abuse and Emerton interprets those feelings and describes interventions. For those who recognize this as their own story, this frank and genuin ...more
Paperback, 190 pages
Published June 1st 2015 by MSI Press
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I extremely enjoyed this book both as a professional therapist and as a human being. I think this book is so helpful to me as a professional to be able to be the proverbial fly on the wall getting to see both the author and the therapist's perspective on the therapy process. I could not put this book down once I started it. I thank the author profusely for being able to help me improve as a therapist. Thank you!
An intense read. The idea of the book is creative, a narrative from both therapist and client about the client's healing process. Very honest from both sides: the client sharing what she was able to work on, and where she's still stuck, and the therapist sharing her interventions and where she also got stuck as a therapist. Healing from trauma is not easy, and I believe incest is one of the most difficult traumas that can ruin a person's perspective on life. A recommended read for therapists, pe ...more
Healing from Incest is a beautiful gift to the world. Dr. Henderson shares her own story, a story not only of deep suffering but also of hope. Her therapist Seanne Emerton interweaves her own experience and reflection into the story. This combination of a breathtakingly honest narrative and the thinking and feeling behind that narrative give us a glimpse into something we rarely see--the inner workings of pain and the intuitive, daring journey they take together to get to healing. This is a mus ...more