Healing in Another World: Wilderness Group Therapy for Adolescent Sexual Abuse Victims

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present sufficient evidence that wilderness group therapy is capable of acting as the ideal treatment modality for adolescent survivors of sexual abuse. Existing literature regarding adolescent development, childhood sexual victimization, treating this population, and the nature of wilderness group therapy has been consulted, synthesized, and is presented here. There are few studies demonstrating application of wilderness group therapy to this population and even less featuring it as the sole treatment modality. Using related research to understand the two elements of client and therapy may lead readers to value the conclusions drawn in this paper. WILDERNESS GROUP THERAPY 4 Table of

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@inproceedings{Homstad2012HealingIA, title={Healing in Another World: Wilderness Group Therapy for Adolescent Sexual Abuse Victims}, author={Matt Homstad}, year={2012} }