Emotional Abuse Reference List

BOOKS AND ARTICLES ON PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, AND VERBAL ABUSE Oldies But Goodies: Dissertation References Abroms, G. (1978). The place of values in psychotherapy. Journal of Marriage and Family Counseling, 4(4), 3-17. Adams, D. (1988). Treatment models of men who...

When Grandparents Interfere With Parenting

Ettie could not believe her eyes or her ears. As she walked into her eight-year old daughter’s room, her mother was telling Beth, her daughter, “You don’t have to listen to mommy; you can stay up because I’m visiting.” Beth was a good...

The Rules Of Privacy In Therapy

We were all seated at large round tables enjoying a celebration of a dear friend’s son. We guests went around the table introducing ourselves. A woman across the table stared at me after she announced her name. “You look familiar she said.” I smiled...

It Might Be Trauma

Lilly was ten. When she was in school, she could dig into her work and her mind could entertain itself with whatever the subjects were; she loved school. It was when she came home that the problems began. Her father had a temper that would erupt easily. Lilly could...

How Not To Be In Denial

   “I don’t believe it. I don’t believe it” Roy kept saying. He was sitting at his desk in the corner of his office, alone in the dark. He was looking at his records and the unimpeachable truth was staring him in the face: Benjamin clearly had...
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