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Non-Directive Methods vs. Behavioral Methods for Children

Many professionals are non-directive in the approach.  Behavioral methods are directive, have been found more effective in sexually abused preschoolers.  A Treatment Study for Sexually Abused Preschool Children: Outcome During a One-year Follow-up, appears in the 1997 edition of Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(9); Cohen & Mannarino.  


Psychiatric Diagnosis: Some Implications for Mental... nursing care (2006), discusses how gender, cultural and social biases create subjective constructs of what is perceived as normal and abnormal.  Because it is “phallocentric” the process of diagnosis is inherently flawed. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 53(1), pp 125-133.


The Theory & Practice of Group Psychotherapy

Irvin Yalom (1995) provides a detailed content and process discussion of group therapy.  “Universality” is linked to group therapy, but it is also one of Yalom’s twelve therapeutic factors—necessary for curative outcomes in therapy.  (Chapter 4, pp 69 - 105), Basic Books: New York.