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Narrative therapy for women experiencing domestic violence : supporting women's transitions from abuse to safety

Author: Mary Allen, (Social worker)
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Allen, Mary.
Narrative therapy for women experiencing domestic violence.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012
(DLC) 2011026731
(OCoLC)740281651
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Allen, (Social worker)
ISBN: 9780857004208 0857004204
OCLC Number: 767502669
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Complexities surrounding intimate partner violence --
Resistance and strategic responses to abuse --
Identity and meaning --
Leaving the abusive relationship --
Narrative therapy and working with abused women --
Narrative interventions for intimate partner violence.
Responsibility: Mary Allen ; foreword by Ravi K. Thiara.

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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  Read more...

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