Incorporating Sexual Trauma Into the Functional Life Narrative

Author: Gasker, Janice

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface by Tony Cascio
Foreword; Introduction
I. Theoretical Foundations
1. Narratives of Healing
2. Concepts of the Cognitive Processing Model
II. Steps in the Process
3. I Didn’t Understand the Damage it Did: The Epiphany
4. Sharing the Secret: Seeking Validation
5. My World Had Crumbled Away: Cognitive Dissonance
6. Piecing Together the Puzzle: Integration, Self-Definition and Resolution
III. Implications
7. The Entire Plot; Integrating Trauma into the Functional Life Narrative
8. Implications for Research, Therapy, Mutual Aid and Self-Help
References; Index