Therapeutic Challenges in Work With Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors: The Contribution of Cognitive Analytic Therapy

  title={Therapeutic Challenges in Work With Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors: The Contribution of Cognitive Analytic Therapy},
  author={Susan P. Llewelyn},
  journal={Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention},
  • S. Llewelyn
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Psychology
  • Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention
the range of difficulties presented by survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The concept of reciprocal roles can be helpful when addressing dysfunctional relationship patterns, especially as shown in therapeutic ruptures. Two case histories are presented that demonstrate the importance of attending to repetitive patterns in relationships in order to avert therapeutic impasse. It is suggested that CAT as a collaborative and time-limited therapy is well placed to facilitate brief treatment from… 
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