Healing rituals with families in exile

@inproceedings{Woodcock1995HealingRW,
  title={Healing rituals with families in exile},
  author={Jeremy A Woodcock},
  year={1995}
}
  • Jeremy A Woodcock
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • This paper describes work with families who have been subjected to torture and atrocity and forced into political exile. Exile is described as a state of limbo which may be resolved by involving families in rituals which reconnect them to communal life. Therapeutic dilemmas when working with families affected by torture and atrocity are discussed. The culture of refugee families is a resource which can be used to enable them to integrate experiences of atrocity and adapt to life in exile… CONTINUE READING

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