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Getting Through The Day : Strategies For Adults Hurt As Children - Nancy J. Napier

Getting Through The Day

Strategies For Adults Hurt As Children

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Published: 1st September 1994
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This book enables adults who were traumatized as children to learn new strategies to meet the demands of daily living. While focusing on the effects of dissociation and including specific advice for multiples, Nancy Napier presents dozens of exercises helpful to anyone who finds that unresolved childhood feelings are blocking life's path.

"An insightful, compassionate, practical and readable guide for survivors of hurtful childhoods." -- Gloria Steinem "This book provides valuable tools for adults abused as children. The title is too modest. The techniques provided not only help 'get through the day' but also empower the reader to gradually mitigate and eventually overcome the effects of painful past experiences." -- Yvonne M. Dolan, author of Resolving Sexual Abu "Nancy Napier has added to the healing literature for adult survivors of childhood trauma... In reading this book, I continuously thought of how useful it would be to any of my current patients." -- Christine A. Courtois, Ph.D., author of Healing

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Introduction: I Know I've Been Hurt, But Now What?p. 13
Dissociation and Childhood Hurts: When You Have a Need Not to Knowp. 30
Therapeutic Dissociation: A Better Wayp. 50
Identifying Triggers: Why Am I So Scared?p. 73
Healing with "Mindfulness": Something to Hold Ontop. 92
Containing and Sitting with Feelings: I Feel Like I'm Going to . . .p. 111
Disappointment and Despair: I Just Don't Know What to Dop. 134
Dealing with Inner Child Parts: What Do I Do with Them Now?p. 154
Shame and the Disowned Self: I Can't Bear to Let You See . . .p. 178
Your Future Self: Could That Possibly Be Me?p. 201
What About the People in My Life?p. 221
What About My Therapist? In Fact, What About Therapy?p. 242
Notesp. 267
Referencesp. 289
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9780393312423
ISBN-10: 0393312429
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st September 1994
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.36