Dubrow-Marshall, LJ 2013, 'Curiosity and willingness to learn : Linda Dubrow-Marshall offers advice for counsellors on working with former cult members' , ICSA Today, 6 (2) , p. 22.
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It is likely that counsellors will work with former cult members even if this is not their speciality, and suggestions are given to help address therapeutic issues which may arise. There are challenges to establishing a therapeutic relationship with people whose trust has been abused and who have been harmed by people in a role of authority. Specialist psychoeducation about the processes of undue influence and coercive persuasion play a key role in recovery. Former cult members need help in re-establishing critical thinking and in accepting ambivalent and powerful emotions about their experience.
|Additional Information:||Reprint of article published by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy in Therapy Today, May 2013, p. 22 - see: http://www.therapytoday.net/article/show/3705/working-with-cult-survivors/|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ICSA Today|
|Publisher:||International Cultic Studies Association|
|Funders:||Non funded research|
|Depositing User:||Dr Linda Dubrow-Marshall|
|Date Deposited:||16 Dec 2015 10:37|
|Last Modified:||16 Dec 2015 10:37|
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